It is with great sadness that the family of Celina Rose Medicine Shield announces her passing on Saturday, December 27, 2008 in Lethbridge after a lengthy illness. She was a loving daughter, sister, aunt, cousin and friend.
Celina was born on September 15, 1951 and was 57 years old. She is lovingly remembered by her father Harrison Bull Bear; sister Evangeline (Joe) Leather; brothers Rupert (Marie) Bull Bear and Floyd Medicine Shield. She is also survived by Aunts, Uncles, and numerous nephews and nieces of the Bull Bear and Medicine Shield Clans. Celina was predeceased by her mother Jane Bull Bear (nee Medicine Shield); sisters Mary Elizabeth and Theresa Medicine Shield; and two nephews, Christopher and Tyler Seaton. Celina will be fondly remembered by all who knew her.
Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at Holy Trinity Catholic Church (Siksika Nation, AB) on Saturday, January 3, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Little Washington Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. A special thank you to the doctors, nurses, and staff of the Lethbridge Regional Hospital for their care in the last moments of Celina’s life, and to the staff of the Public Guardianship Office.
In living memory of Celina Medicine Shield, a tree will be planted at Siksika Nation by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E. Telephone: (403) 248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences