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Keith Miller Dow Jr.

Aug 5, 2014 - Staff

Keith Miller Dow Jr., of Ponemah, Minn., died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Red Lake Hospital in Red Lake, Minn. He was 28 years old.

A funeral service was Saturday, July 19, at Great Plains Hall in Arapahoe with Father Phil Wagner officiating. Burial followed at Arapaho Catholic Cemetery in St. Stephen's.

Keith Miller Dow Jr. was born Dec. 2, 1985, in Bemidji, Minn., the son of Nora Addison and Keith M. Dow Sr.

He lived in Ponemah with his grandmother Joyce Brown until he was 5 years old. He then moved to Colorado to be with his mother.

He attended schools in Colorado and Flandreau, S.D. He received his GED in Aurora, Colo.

He worked as a surveillance operator in 2005 at Seven Clans Casino in Red Lake. He also worked as a black jack dealer at Seven Clans Casino in Warroad, Minn.

His family said he enjoyed art and drew many pictures for his family.

He is survived by his parents; sisters Linda Nava of Aurora, Colo., Amy Kirsten and Allyssa Dow of Albuquerque, N.M.; daughter Melissa Dow of Aurora, Colo.; son Alex Addison of Ponemah, Minn.; girlfriend Marisa Kingbird of Ponemah, Minn.; grandparents Merlin and Mary Arthur, Anthony and Sharon Addison; Chester and Cindy Addison, Kenny and Polly Redfield, John and Ava Headley, Raymond Jr. and Martha Addison, Pete and Marcella Greybull, Joyce Brown; great-grandparents Ruban Jenkins, Wayne and Connie Brown, Flossie Brown and Eva Mead; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Linda Theresa Addison Coley; grandfathers Howard Sr., Francis Sr., Thomas James Sr., Floyd Addison Sr., Royce Brown and Herman Alex Brown; great-grandparents Rosaline Addison, Raymond Addison Sr., Peter Paul Sr., Nora Mary Greybull and Maria Oldman; great-great-grandparents Joseph and Myra Dorothy Brown; uncles Miles Jordan and Merlon Joel Arthur; cousin Jordan Nava; and aunt Arlene Brown.

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