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Bruce Wayne Dowd

March 27, 1951 — March 12, 2009

Bruce "Migizi Inini" Wayne Dowd, age 57 of Minneapolis, MN died Thursday, March 12, 2009 at Hennepin county medical Center in Minneapolis, MN.

He was born March 27, 1951 in L'Anse, MI son of Francis and Sarah (Loonsfoot) Dowd. Bruce graduated from Baraga High School in 1969. He moved to Minneapolis and worked for SK Tools for several years. Bruce was a Marathon runner and a Harley Davidson Motorcycle enthusiast.

Surviving are his children, John Dowd of Minneapolis, Bruce Dowd of St. Paul, Eileen Taken-care-of Dowd of Grand Forks, MN; brothers, John "Sunny Man" of Colorado Springs, CO, Joe (Kelly) of L'Anse, Tom (Rose) of Escanaba, Donny (Renee) of Baraga, Larry of Zeba, Alan (Barb) of New Post, WI; sisters, Doris (Ray) Roberts of Baraga, Mary Boo (Bob) of Sault Ste Marie, and 3 grandchildren.

Preceded in death are his parents; brother Eddie Dowd and a sister Pat Maki.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, March 16th at 11:00 a.m. at the Ojibwa Senior Center, Traditional Ceremonial Room. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Bucko Teeple will officiate. Burial will be in the spring in the Indian Pinery Cemetery. The Jacobson Funeral Home of L'Anse is assisting the family.

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