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CUTTER, Donna Loren ” Banjo Eyes”

October 16, 1966- Siksika Nation, Alberta
August 22, 2013 – Strathmore,  Alberta

It is with broken hearts, the family sadly announces the sudden passing of our dearly beloved sister and Aunt Donna on Thursday August 22, 2013 in Strathmore AB at the age of 46 years.

Donna or “Banjo Eyes” as she was called by family and friends was born on October 16 , 1966 at the Old Blackfoot Hospital.

Donna “Banjo Eyes” will be remembered for her humour and contagious smile and was the family’s “Nanny” as she helped raise many of her nephews, nieces, and other cousins. She was also known for her “cheekiness” but through her kindness, compassion and humility, she gained many special friendships. She also enjoyed attending family functions and always gave us loving hugs and would tell us, “We’ll see you again, okay” She shared her life with her partner and “best friend” Penny and her family, mother Evelyn, Dustin and James.

She will be dearly missed by her partner of seven years Penny Many Guns; her siblings Marie; Flora; Calvin (Verna); Jordan; Lyndon (Denalene); as well as, Esther (Andrew); Randa (Cody); Glenn (Stacey); Donna; Girly (Lamb); Trina (Wally); and her many nephews & nieces whom she cherished. She will also be missed by the following immediate families: Randy (Doreen); Frank (Trina) Turning Robe; Floyd (Mavis); Norman Running Rabbit; Wayne (Veronica) Old Woman; Stella (Neil); Rosebelle Turning Robe; Marie (Ed) Calf Robe; Ruth (Francis) Melting Tallow; all of Siksika Nation; Beverly (Tom) Runner; and Flora (Larry) Whitney of T’suu T’ina Nation and extended relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

Donna was predeceased by her loving parents Donald Broad Scalplock and Leona Cutter; brothers Gary and Merlin; and Donald Jr., grandparents, Rosa (Frank, Sr.) Turning Robe; Jack (Mary) Running Rabbit and Tom (Flora) Broad Scalplock; and other immediate family members; and most recently her brother in-law, Clement Poor Eagle

Wake Service will be held at Sister Celine Parish Hall on Tuesday August 27 2013 at 6:00 PM

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Catholic Church (Siksika Nation, AB.) on Wednesday August 28, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at the Little Washington Cemetery (Siksika Nation, AB). Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Donna Cutter, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E. Telephone: (403) 248-8585.

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  1. Heather Poor Eagle :

    My deepest sympathy to the Donna’s family, God bless.

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  2. Sandra Manyfeathers (crazybull) :

    Me and my sister Beverly are so sad to hear about Donna passing away. At siksika powwow she called me over and had a big smile. She asked how I was doing and we chatted for awhile. She said she was living in strath more and doing good. She said its good to see you dancing. I thought she was so nice and caring. May Creator bless her family at this time. She was a beautiful person and she will be missed. We are praying for her family.

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