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Glenda Jean Roberts, "Miigisikwe" (Shell Woman)

Glenda Jean Roberts, "Miigisikwe" (Shell Woman)

September 9, 1955 – October 18, 2022

Glenda began her journey to the Spirit World surrounded by family on October 18th, 2022. She was born on September 9, 1955 in Minneapolis, MN the daughter of Dennis Banks and Jeanette (Stately) Banks.

Glenda was enrolled in the Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin. She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She worked for the Northern Lights Casino for 19 years. Glenda, in her early years, enjoyed photography, quilting and ceramics.

Survived by her children: Muck-Wa (Rose) Roberts, Shana (Jad) Dardar, Beverly (Jake) Markfort, Randy (Cathy) Roberts, Nicole (Marcus) Roberts and Devin Smith; sisters: Beverly Baribeau, Pearl Blanchard, Darla Banks, Denise Banks and Deanna Banks; brothers: Dennis Banks Jr., Tatanka Banks and Minoh Banks; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her parents Jeanette and Dennis Banks; brother Roland (Kawliga) Blanchard; sister Janice Banks; nephew Nicholas Blanchard and grandson Miskwaadesi Roberts.

Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted, MN served the family. On-line condolences can be made at

All-Night Wake:

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Beginning at 6:00 PM

Northern Lights Casino & Hotel, Walker, MN

All-Night Wake:

Friday, October 21, 2022

Beginning at 1:00 PM

Redby Community Center, Red Lake, MN


Saturday, October 22, 2022

11:00 AM

Redby Community Center, Red Lake, MN


St. Mary's Cemetery, Red Lake, MN


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