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POUCETTE, Beatrice (Peatie)

November 15, 1917 – Morley, Alberta
June 30, 2013 – Calgary, Alberta

It is with deep and profound sadness in our hearts we announce our Ena was suddenly called Home by our Creator at the 95 years.

Ena was born in Morley and resided in Brocket, AB and Browning, Montana. She worked at the Morley School for thirty years and then Nakoda Lodge for fifteen years, working until she was 78 years old. Ena was the one that came up with making Indian Tacos back in the 70’s. Now her tacos are famous throughout the country. She liked her Native Culture and taught her children about the culture such as Sundance and Powwows and travelled to Powwows across Canada and USA. Ena was well known and had a lot of friends all over the country. She was a Tipi owner at the Calgary Stampede for the last 43 years.

Ena is survived by a son Mark (Frances) Poucette; five daughters Mina (Carl) Lefthand, Beatrice Powder, Annie (Bill) Wesley, Ina (Darroll) Shortneck and Zalinda Poucette; 55 grandchildren, 308 great-grandchildren and 99 great-great-grandchildren; two sisters Sheila (George) Labelle and Clara R. Snow; brother Horace Holloway Jr.; adopted sons Albert (Myrna) Yellowbird, Justin Manyheads, John Redgun, Winston Simeon, Adrian Hunter, Adolf Hungry Wolf, Bruce Starlight, George Saddleback, Rolland Rollinmud and Elliott Benjamin; adopted daughter Rhonda Kaquitts; special cousins Russel Bigcrow, Keitha Manygreyhorses, Margaret Hunter, Christine Poucette and Johnny Lee; special nephews Joe Poucette, Henry Holloway, Tommy Dixon and Derrick Bearspaw; Maclean, Holloway, Kaquitts, Poucette, Marks, Crawler, Powderface, Daniels, Healy, Provost, Crowshoe, Plaineagle, Wells, McDougal, Bruisedheads, Day Chief, Good Striker, Wadsworth, Scabbyrobe, Ayoungman and Ground families. Ena was predeceased by her husband Douglas Poucette; sons Ronald, Franklin and Frankie; daughter Elsie Jean; grandchildren Jeanette, Sheila, Roxanne, Marvella, Cynthia, Glenna, Leslie Jr. and Robert; brothers Eddie, Henry and Fred and sisters Mary, Charlotte, Lorna and Caroline.

We apologize if we have missed anyone.

Wake Services will be held at the residence Mark and Frances Poucette (Morley, AB) on Thursday July 4, 2013 and Friday, July 5, 2013. Funeral Services will be held at Morley Gymnasium (Morley, AB) on Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Wesley Cemetery (Morley, AB). Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Beatrice 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.

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  1. My prayers and sincerest condolences to Î-ku-sin’s (Grandma’s) family. Î-ku-sin lived a life filled with love and her heart warming smiles. Until we meet again Î-ku-sin I will treasure my precious memories of you. May God bring comfort during this time of grief to each and every family member. Rest in Peace Î-ku-sin.
    Much Love,
    Kîgan & Family

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  2. Pauline Dempsey :

    We knew Beatrice when she was a tipi owner at the Calgary Stampede for many years. It is with deep sadness when we read about her passing. She was a classy lady who loved and nurtured her family. It was a privilege to have known her and to be considered among her friends.

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  3. JAY AND ORLINDA GORMAN :

    TO ALL POUCETT FAMILY AND FRIENDS! MY PRAYER AND CONDOLENCES GO OUT TO YOU ALL IN MORLEY AB CANADA. I’M ONE OF THE LOST GRANDCHILD THAT WHAT GRANDMA BEATRICE USED TO CALL ME, BUT I FOUND YOU SHE SMILES. WE KNEW GRANDMA BACK IN 1987 THRU MARK AND FRANCES OUT HERE IN HER SECOND HOME IN STEAMBOAT, ARIZONA. ” I’M BACK SHE’LL SAY” THIS TIME I’M STAYING WITH YOU, SHE SAY WITH A SMILE ON HER FACE. GRANDMA LIKED MY NAVAJO TEA AND TORILLAS WITH HONEY ON IT. WE JUST CHAT AND SIP ON A HOT TEA AND TORILLAS. SHE WAS ALWAYS WELCOME TO OUR HOME. NOW SHE WELL BE MISSED. ONE DAY I GAVE HER A REAL NICE SILVER BRACLET WITH TORQUISE AND DIFFERENT STONE IN IT, SHE REALLY LIKED IT. HOPEFULLY SHE TOOK IT WITH HER FOR COMFORT. SHE TOLD ME LOST CHILD I WILL NOT TAKE IT OFF. I BELIEVED HER, CUZ WHEN WE VISITED HER IN MORLEY BACK IN 2002, SHE STILL HAD IT ON. MAY YOU REST IN PEACE GRANDMA ENA!
    WE HAD ALWAYS LOVED YOU AND THOUGHT ABOUT YOU EVERYDAY.
    ALWAYS ME THE LOST CHILD ORLINDA!

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