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Gloria Jean Ybarra


December 11, 2017

Gloria Jean Ybarra

February 7, 1945 - December 5, 2017

Miishi-bizhiwikwe "Lion Lady"

Gloria Ybarra, 72, of Red Lake, MN died Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at the Sanford Fargo Medical Center in Fargo, ND.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00pm, on Friday, December 15, 2017 at the St. Antipas Episcopal Church in Redby, MN. Arrangements are with the Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji.

She was born on February 7, 1945, in Red Lake, MN the daughter of Calvin Beaulieu Sr. and Ruth (Jourdain) Fevig. She was raised in Red Lake, and Belgrade, MN. She moved to California as a young woman and lived there for a number of years. She returned to Minnesota, moving to North Minneapolis in the early 1970s. She married Peter Ybarra Sr. in 1979. She worked at Woolworth's Department Store. Peter passed away in 1997, and she moved to Redby, MN in 2000. She worked at Westbrook's Store in Redby as the Hot Stuff Pizza Lady. She was a talented cook and seamstress, providing for her family by selling tacos, tamales, and doing sewing projects. She enjoyed watching her favorite TV shows including Bluebloods, The Young and the Restless, The Price Is Right, Hawaii 5-0, and also loved watching Godzilla movies. She always had a glass of ice water with her, and enjoyed snacking on Gummi Bears. Her greatest joy in life was being able to help people in need, she would go the extra mile for them. She dearly loved her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her: Children, Tiffany Skau of California,

Tracy Skau of California,

Jason Skau of California,

Marcy (Jon) Cunningham of California,

Petra (Avery) Ybarra of North Minneapolis, MN,

Guadalupe Ybarra of North Minneapolis, MN,

Peter "Tito" (Carrie) Ybarra of the Streets, N. Mpls.,

Dolores Ybarra of North Minneapolis, MN,

Adopted Daughter, Krissy (Tom) Edwards of Twin Cities, MN,

Siblings, Calvin (Caroline) John Beaulieu Jr.

John Calvin Beaulieu,

Ethel Beaulieu,

Rose Beaulieu,

Isabelle Beaulieu,

Evelyn Beaulieu,

Kathryn "Jody" Beaulieu,

Sandra Fevig,

Royce Sayers Jr.,

Gerald Beaulieu,

Alisa Pratt, Barb Pratt, Geno Pratt, and Tony Pratt,

Numerous Grandchildren, Great-Grandchildren, Nieces, and Nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, daughter Alisa, Great-Grandson Arthur, her foster mother Diane Pratt, siblings Claudia Beaulieu, Arlene Beaulieu, Joyce Beaulieu, Darryl Lussier, William "Billy" Joseph Beauliue, Marilyn Adele Beaulieu, Randal "Randy" Charles Sayer Sr., beloved dog Buster, and her cat Ozzy.


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