POWDERFACE, Letoya Oranetta
(Woman who stands on a high hill with Sage in her hand)
May 29, 1985 – High River, Alberta
June 17, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta
Letoya Powderface was called home by our Creator on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at the age of 29 years.
Letoya will be sadly missed by her two daughters; Neaveh and Pay’shance. Letoya impacted many with her carefree greetings, random silly moments and good sense of humor. She brought joy, love and laughter with her beautiful smile and personality. She honoured her traditional ways, respected her elders. As a child she used to dance fancy. In her teens she took up choreography dancing in Calgary. Letoya lived life to the fullest.
She is survived by her two beautiful daughters Neaveh and Pay’Shance; her mother Vernade Applegarth; step-father Darren; Her siblings Faith, Tenekia, Jay, TyWacey, Gatine, and Aaron (Melissa) ; Grandmother Christine; Grandparents Sykes Powderface (Wanita), and Roy Dixon (Bernice); Her special Aunty Judy and Aunties Charmiane, Callista, Margery, Louisana, Lena (Adam) and Wendy; Uncles Kevin (Agnes), McFarland (Melrose), LeRoy (Karen) and Healey; Special niece Melena and nephews Royeltyn, Lavelle and Storm; numerous family members of the Applegarth,Powderface, Lefthand, Dixon, Crawler, Badger, and Bearspaw, Families.
She was predeceased by her father Roderick Lefthand; sisters Loretta and Delena; Brothers Rodwell and Jason; grandfathers Gatine, Alfred (Toots), Watty and Marshall. Grandmother Romona Wildman and Margery Dixon; paternal grandfathers Albert and Melvin Bearspaw; Great-Grandfather King Bearspaw; uncles Owen, Sean, Fergus and Larry Lefthand; Aunties Vonda-Kay, Petrina and Heather Lefthand
Wake Services will be held at the residence of Vernade Applegarth (7541 Bowness Road NW) today, June 21, 2014 at 2:00 pm. Funeral Services will be held at Bearspaw Youth Center (Morley, AB) on Monday, June 23, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Chiniki Cemetery (Morley, AB). Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Letoya Powderface, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences