November 5, 1929 – Sarcee Reserve
January 12, 2015 – Sarcee Reserve
It is with great sadness, the Tsuu T’ina (Sarcee) and the Crowchild Family announce the passing of Lifetime Chief Gordon David Crowchild, doni yisdla “Gun Case” on Monday, January 12, 2015.
Gordon is survived by his loving wife of 57 years Maria, his children: Lee, Pearl, Esther (Virgil), Lana, Sylvia, Warren, Heather (Bob), Davis, Aroha, Wanda, Lendell, Verna, Diana, sister Victoria, nieces: Cynthia, Jeanne, June, Faith, Tonya, Marina, Edna (Alvin), Lorna, Eleanor (Scott), nephews: Wade, Larry (Anne), Ralph (Ivonne) Dan, adopted daughters, Robin G, Marlene S, Pearl G, Sharon W, Ata P, Audra S, brother-in-law Leonard (Ann Marie), niece Christine, adopted sister-in-law Margery, cousin/brother Russell, extended families from Siksika, White River, AZ, Sioux Valley MB, Onion Lake, SK and New Zealand.
Predeceased by his parents Chief David/Daisy Crowchild, son Ken, grandsons Richard, August, brothers Kenneth, Leonard, Edwin, Bradley, Larry, Arnold, nephew Mark, sister-in-law Rose.
Wake service to be held at his residence, 375 Bullhead Road, Tsuu T’ina (Sarcee Reserve) Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Friday, January 16 2015, Gordon will be lying in state with a full honor guard, open to the public who wish to pay their respects from 11:00 a.m. until funeral service on Saturday January 17, 2015 at the Grey Eagle Event Centre (3777 Grey Eagle Drive, Tsuu T’ina Nation, AB).
Funeral service will be held at the Grey Eagle Event Centre (3777 Grey Eagle Drive, Tsuu T’ina Nation, AB) on Saturday, Janaury 17, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Tsuu T’ina Nation Cemetery Cemetery (Tsuu T’ina Nation, AB). Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Gordon Crowchild, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: 403-243-8200.