Raymond Medicine Traveller passed away peacefully at the Foothills Hospital on Saturday, January 24, 2004, surrounded by his loving family.
Dad was very dedicated and worked very hard to support his family. Raymond will be remembered for his kind and gentle spirit. He enjoyed his drumming and singing, traveling extensively throughout Canada and the United States.
As a young man, Raymond drummed with A-1, Big Four and the Little Axe drumming group. A memorable experience for Raymond was drumming and singing during the Opening Ceremony of the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.
Raymond will be lovingly remembered by his children, Pearline, Rosa, Jerome, Sandra, Curtis (Denise) Woodrow, Fanny (Len), Cheryl (Joe), and Myra. He is also survived by his brothers, Allan (Virginia) Medicine Traveller, Adrian (Leslie) Stimson Sr.; twenty-six grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren; adopted children, Liz (Alvin) Big Crow; stepson Ross Old Woman; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins too many to mention; Auntie Mary Running Rabbit; the Poor Eagle family; the White Eagle family; and the Maguire/Big Old Man family. The family would like to apologize for anyone they have missed. Raymond was predeceased by his wife Caroline; his daughter Wanda; granddaughter Jasmine, grandsons, Sounder and B. J.; parents, Rita and Emil Medicine Traveller; his brothers, Danny and R. B. Medicine Traveller; sisters, Hazel McMaster, Jane Good Eagle; Auntie Annie Maguire, and Uncle Jack Medicine Traveller.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Wake at the Siksika Nation Community Centre on Thursday, January 29, 2004 at 6:00 P.M.
Funeral Services will be held at the Siksika Nation Community Centre on Friday, January 30, 2004, at 11:00 A.M. To forward condolences go to www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Thank-you to the staff of the Foothills Hospital.
In living memory of Raymond Medicine Traveller, a tree will be dedicated at Siksika Nation by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences