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January 17, 1939 – Monday, December 1, 2014

Service Information
American Indian Center in Minneapolis, MN
Friday, December 5, 2014
10:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
American Indian Center in Minneapolis, MN
Wednesday, December 3rd
beginning at 10:00 A.M.

Ronald Charles “Bear” Cronick, age 75, of Minneapolis Journeyed to the Spirit World on Monday, December 1, 2014 at his residence.
He was born on January 17, 1939.
Bear was an enrolled member of The Northern Cheyenne Tribe and an honorary member of The Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Community. He was also a Sundancer and Helper for seventeen years. Worked as Head Helper at Porky’s Sugarbush Camp for over twenty years. Recipient of The McKnight Award.
Bear was a constant service to his community directing AIM patrols and Community Youth Programs in the 80’s and 90’s. He continued to serve as AIM’s head of security at community events till 2012.
His service and generosity enriched the lives of all that knew him. Pillar of a cherished, extended community. His presence and love will be remembered and missed by all!
Survived by an entire community of brothers and sisters; uncles and aunts; nephews and nieces.
Traditional Funeral Service 10:00 A.M. Friday, December 5th, 2014 at The American Indian Center, 1530 E. Franklin Avenue, in Minneapolis.

All night wake TODAY at The American Indian Center.

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