Gloria J. Watten (2003 – 2015)

In Memoriam Of

Gloria J Watten

Gloria J. Watten was the chief assistant to Dick Saliterman, at the law firm Saliterman & Siefferman, for almost two decades as a paralegal, typist and also held the very important roles as receptionist and essentially jack of all trades. She possessed an extraordinarily warm, friendly smile and an overall positive constitution and attitude towards all people. Many clients in the hospitality industry had commented on her sense of warmth and grace.

Gloria was remarkable and accomplished person in other regards as well. Coming from a modest background in Duluth, Minnesota, she was well liked by all that knew her and lettered in cross country skiing at Duluth Central High School. She attended college in Duluth. She was classy and true to her Swedish Nordic heritage. She was formerly associated with the J.C. Penney Company in Minnesota; and later moved on to a legal career.

Gloria was also exceptional in her own ingenuity being a designer and involved in knitting, needlework and clothing design, especially accessories. She was resourceful and even had her own website to promote her own hobby and business endeavors from which she received acclaim from many sources.

Perhaps the greatest reflection of Gloria was not only her love of animals and her dogs and cats, but her exceptional taste and striving for the highest levels of cultural refinement. She was a regular attender of exhibitions at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and also the Minnesota Orchestra. Gloria served as an inspiration and modal to any person who can appreciate what it means to our culture to be a truly outstanding and accomplished human being. As many clients have already indicated we all are extraordinarily saddened by Gloria’s passing. May she rest in peace and have everlasting life which she so much deserves in all wonderful senses of the words.