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Gloria Jean Ponte, age 66, of Minneapolis, Minnesota Journeyed to the Spirit World on Wednesday, August 17, 2022.  She was born on November 5, 1955 in Minneapolis, Minnesota the daughter of Robert Guzman and Ruth Marie Crawford.

She was a Program Manager at A.I.C.D.C. and a member of the Grand Portage Tribe.

Gloria is survived by her sons: William Jones and Corey Jones; daughters: Jessica Jones, Katherine Jones, and Chelsea Ponte; brothers: Louis Jones, Robert Jones, and Angel Pasillas; sisters: Rose Mestas, Barbara Crawford, Kari Jones and Diane Alava; 13 grandchildren and 5 great – grandchildren.

A Time of gathering for Gloria Ponte will be held on Monday, August 22, 2022 beginning at 3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.  at The Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Pallbearers will be Corey Jones, William Jones, Curtis Jones, Samir Jones, Ruben Jones, Angel Pasillas

Honorary Pallbearers will be Armondo Jones and Gregory Maruffo.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minnesota assisted the family with funeral arrangements.

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