Naabaw, Amelia Sam, 15-year-old resident of Onamia, Minnesota, passed away on June 9, 2020 in Onamia, Minn.
A funeral ceremony was held on Saturday, June 13, in the Vineland Burial Grounds. Arrangements were with the Shelley Funeral Chapel of Onamia.
Naabaw, Amelia is survived by her brother, Terrance Sam Jr.; mother, Roberta Kegg; grandmothers, Maureen Nickaboine, Lorraine Sam; great-grandmother, Joan Littlewolf; aunts and uncles, Martin and Mary Jennings, Theresa Sam, Randall Nickaboine, Crystal Sam; and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Terrance Sam Sr.; uncles, Anthony Nickaboine, Robert Kegg Jr.; great-uncle, Franklin Nickaboine.
Naabaw, Amelia Sam loved spending time at home with her grandma, Cindy and picking on her cousin, Amani, whom she was always with. The most important was being there for her dad, Terrance, Sr. and the time she valued with him. She loved playing video games, shopping, texting with her best friend Aliyah Jade and her brother, Jr. Amelia enjoyed the hotel moments with her mom, Berta, grandma, and auntie, Kelly. Amelia loved spending her time with all the ones she loved.