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Bearspaw, Gladys

With great sadness Gladys “Ena” Bearspaw (Rabbit), of Morley, was called home by our Creator on Sunday, August 7, 2005 at the age of 88 years.

“Ena” was born on March 4, 1917 on the Stoney First Nation Reservation. She received her education at the Morley Community Residential School “Ena” valued and respected her Nakoda Contemporary Stoney Culture as well as her interest and enthusiasm in recreational sports, especially the Morley Tomahawk Hockey Team. “Ena” lived her life to the fullest.

“Ena” will be sadly missed by her six daughters, Joyce (Richard), Winnie (Ernie), Brenda (Morley), Charlene (Clarence), Buffy (John), Lori (Lawrence); three sons, Lloyd and Marty and Gilbert (Florene); four adopted son, Donald (April) Heaven Fire, Derek (Donna) Daniels, Paul A. (Vernda), and Floyd Daniels; one dear and close grandson, Anthony (Francine); thirty-two grandchildren; ninety-three great-grandchildren; and fourteen great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Charlie (Helen) Rabbit; numerous cousins, Bella Twoyoungmen, Eva Baptiste, Elsie (Eddy) Holloway, Mary Baptiste, Reba Baptiste, and Mary Kootenay; nieces; nephews; community members, especially elders; as well as numerous relatives in Morley and Hobbema, AB. The family would like to apologize for those relatives that were missed. “Ena” was predeceased by her husband Roger Bearspaw in 1977; six daughters, Alvina, Gwen, Beverly, Evelina, Lilly and Evangeline; eight grandchildren, Alma, Cheryl, Andrew and Simone Bearspaw, Leina and Lambert Daniels, Deborah and Marvin Mark; and one great-granddaughter, Samantha Bearspaw.

Wake Services will be held at the residence of the late Evelina Bearspaw (Morley, AB) on Wednesday, August 10, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the Morley United Church (Morley, AB) on Friday, August 12, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Bearspaw Cemetery, Morley, AB. Forward condolences through The family would like to extend their appreciation to the ICU Unit staff at the Foothills Medical Centre for their care of their mother during her stay.

In living memory of Gladys “Ena” Bearspaw, a tree will be planted at Fish Cree Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 Crowfoot Circle N.W., CALGARY. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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  1. buffy bearspaw :

    Ena , there’s never a day where I stop thinking about you and Brittany , I hurt to much and I have nobody to help me get thru in life except my kids and grand daughters ,if it wasnt for my kids and granddaughters ,I be happy up there with all my loved ones ,I miss you guys so much, I’m going thru alot of hurt and struggles and I wish you where here to help me get by in life ,there is no one to turn too ,I guess now I realized you where the only one who cared for me and loved me, Ena ,

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