November 10, 1934 – January 12, 2013
We celebrate the life of the dearly departed Angus Andrew (Andy Louie) Poucette (lyarhe Swatanga thkan) white horse mountain, who was called home by our Creator, on January 12, 2013 at the age of 78 years after a courageous battle with mental illness.
Andy touched many hearts and greeted people with enthusiasm and warmth. Andy honoured and respected his Nakoda Cultural Values. His passion for art, long walks, stories, rodeo, camping, hunting and adventures has inspired and will continue to live in our hearts. Andy was an accomplished saddle bronc rider; participating at the Calgary Stampede Buffalo riding event, where he became a champion. His industries included gardening, fencing and outdoor labour work.
Andy is survived by his sister Lucy Poucette; son Harvey Dixon; cousin Marjorie Twoyoungmen; sisters-in-law Kathleen and Rena Poucette and Mary Jane Wesley; brothers-in-law Claude Lefthand, Lesley and Michael Wesley; adopted daughters Glenna Benjamin and Ina Poucette, Viola and Rena Dixon; as well as numnerous nieces, nephews, cousins; special nieces Delia Poucette and Pauline Beaver; special friend Arnold Simeon and extended families of Poucette, Kaquitts, Wesley, Twoyongmen, Lefthand, Wildman, Labelle, Dixon and House. We apologize if we have missed anyone. Andy was predeceased by his parents Mary and Paul Poucette Sr.; his loving wife Violet; daughter Bonita; his sister Joyce; brothers Pierce, Casey, John and Paul.
Wake Services will be held at the residence of grandson Lorne Poucette (Morley, AB) on Tuesday January 15, 2013 and Wednesday, January 16, 2013. Funeral Services will be held at Morley United Church (Morley, AB) on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Wesley Cemetery (Morley, AB). Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family would like to thank the Alberta Centennial Orion Centre staff for their care and support for 13 years.
In living memory of Andy Poucette, 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