January 12, 1952 – Thursday, December 14, 2017
Eugene Elmer Bongo, age 65 of Minneapolis Journeyed to the Spirit World on Thursday, December 14, 2017.
He was born on January 12, 1952 in Pike Bay Township, Cass County, Minnesota the son of George F. Bongo and Doris J. Fairbanks.
He was formerly employed in housekeeping at the Mystic Lake Casino.
He enjoyed playing bingo and his dog “Takala”.
Survived by his children: Taylor Bongo, Joyce Bongo and Jackie Black Hawk all of Wanblee, South Dakota; fourteen grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents, brothers Ray & Robert, a daughter Jackelyn Black Hawk, a grandchild Jackelyn Black Hawk and by a girlfriend of twenty-four years Donna Jones.
All night wake will be held on Sunday, December 17th, 2017 beginning at 1:00 P.M. at The Little Earth Community Gym in Minneapolis.
A further wake will be held on Tuesday, December 19th at The Kennedy Hall in Wanblee, South Dakota.