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.Print This Obituary & Condolences