August 1, 1921 – November 4, 2012
We are announcing the celebration of the long prosperous life of 91 years, Ada has now left to be with the Creator and join Ena (Elsie).
Ada was born in Morley he attended Morley Residential school. Ada was married to Ena Elsie in 1939. He was elected in leadership as a Councllor for 10 years. Throughout his life he was a member of National Brother hood. Ada embraced and honoured cultural values and traditions such as sundances; as an organizer, he enjoyed to participate in round dances. He was knowledgeable in horsemanship and hunting, in his younger days he, he was a rodeo a champion in calf roping and an all around cowboy. He was also a self-taught musician, playing harmonica; he enjoyed playing with his sons. He took great pride being a member of the Calgary Stampede. He was teepee owner since 1969. He was a member of Board of director as well as a Director of Buffalo Nation in Banff. Ada enjoy watching hockey, especially Canmore Eagles, and watching his grandchildren play hockey . Ada’s fabulous sense of humour, his wonderful way with words, and his soft and tender heart can never be replaced.
He is lovingly remembered by his four sons Henry (Kath), Eddie (Connie), Delmar (Angie), Keon (Pam), his daughters Caroling (Wilfred), Yvonne Christine Lydia (Larry), Victoria, Marilyn(Craig); adopted sons Danny Gare from Buffalo New York, Homer (Sheilia), Freddy, Eugene, Clifford (Verna) Powderface, Brian Weise Leo Prettyoungmen, Marshall (Teresa) Coperthorne, Ricky(Denise) Quinn, and adoped daughter Debbie Poucette. As well, his brother Horace Holloway and sisters Beatrice, Ruby, Sheilia (George); brother-in-law Norman (Debbie), sister-in-laws Helen (Walter) and Mary Eva. Ada has relative`s from Brocket, Standoff, Siksikia as well as by numerous extended family members and friends.
Ada was predeceased by his wife Elsie, his parents Horace and Christine; his son Clarence, grandson Anthony, granddaughters Bernading, Desina, and Noelle.
Wake Services will be held at the Residence of the late Eddie Holloway Sr. on Wednesday November 7, and Thursday November 8, 2012 (Morley, AB). Funeral Services will be held at the Morley Gymnasium (Morley, AB) on Friday, November 9, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Chiniki Cemetery (Morley, AB). Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Eddie Holloway, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Cochrane Funeral Home, 369 RAILWAY STREET, COCHRANE. Telephone: (403) 932-4740.Print This Obituary & Condolences