BREAKER, Anthony (Tony) (Jose) Neal
Moohk Ga Ni Ga Pii – “Red Young Man”
February 6, 1975 – Bassano, AB
July 16, 2013 – Strathmore, AB
Tony (Jose) Breaker of Siksika Nation, AB, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at the age of 38 years.
Tony was born on February 6, 1975. He graduated from the Strathmore High School in 1994 and attended Olds College. He was known by all as a very humble & generous man. Tony loved all his children dearly and had a special love for his mother Marie. Throughout his life, Tony had many interests. From a young age, he was involved in sports. As a long distance runner, he raced in various events, and this also led him to an acting role, in which he ran along side Robbie Bensen in the movie “Running Brave”. He was also an avid hockey player, as was seen by his years playing minor hockey. Tony’s love for horses shaped his later interests. Every year Tony took part in the Calgary Stampede, in the main parade, as well as a Wrangler for the Indian Village. He also participated in wild horse races in some of the rodeos he attended. He was a member of the Na Soo Wa Riders Society, and proudly took part in the many rides and events they attended. In 2008, Tony made his Cursillo in 2008 and took part in the Live-In movements. Tony was very proficient in computers & technology. In 1997, he was employed as a G.I.S. technician with Siksika Land Management, and then, moved on to a position as an I.T. Technician with the Siksika Resource Developments Ltd, where he was employed for 10 years, doing what he loved on the computers. Tony was a proud member of the Siksika Nation, and he will be dearly missed, and remembered as a special person who always had a special thought for everyone in his life.
Tony is survived by his son Kyle; his wife Kim; his other children, son Lucas, and daughter Alicia; adoptive children, Bailey-Joleen and Cache; his mother Marie (Arthur) Bear Chief; sister Delores (Marcell) Right Hand; brothers, Dwayne (Dionza) Breaker, Kelly Breaker; adoptive sister Louann Solway; adoptive brother Russell (Delcy) Running Bird; mom #2 Rachel (George) First Rider; grandmothers Alma Young Man & Christine Little Chief ; great-aunts, Isabel Olivier & Joan Munro; aunties and uncles, Deanna (Bruce) Starlight, Debbie (Dwight) Smith, Louise (Jason) Doore; Leo (Maureena) Pretty Young Man, Rufus (Yvonne) Pretty Young Man, Leanne (Jonathan) Sleigh, Noreen Breaker, Patricia Breaker, Fred Breaker and Edward & Bernice Wolf Child. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, godchildren, and extended families, Breaker, Turning Robe, Axe, Brass, Black, Backfat, Waterchief, Maguire, Cutter, Pretty Young Man, Crow Chief, Sitting Eagle, Good Eagle, Three Suns, Spring Chief, Yellow Horse, Weasel Head, Black Kettle, Calf, Bear Robe, Calf Robe, Medicine Shield, Big Snake, Sleigh, Black Rider, Olivier, Little Chief, Running Rabbit, and Solway. He was predeceased by his father Nick Breaker Sr; brothers, Martin Breaker, Bradley Breaker, Nick Breaker Jr, and Kevin Running Bird; grandfather Chief Leo Youngman; grandparents, Fred and Ada Breaker; adoptive grandmother Beatrice Poucette; aunties and uncles, Lena Pretty Young Man, Faye Pretty Young Man, Andy Pretty Young Man, Harvey Pretty Young Man, Roy Breaker, Eileen Breaker, and Richard Breaker.
Wake Services will be held at the Sister Celine Parish Hall (Siksika Nation, AB) on Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 7:00pm. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Catholic Church (Siksika Nation, AB) on Monday July 22, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Little Washington Cemetery (Siksika Nation, AB). Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Tony Breaker, a tree will be planted at Siksika Nation by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200Print This Obituary & Condolences