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Red Crow, Vanessa Jaylene

Vanessa Jaylene Red Crow (Pohksii pohkah) passed away suddenly on Sunday, June 22, 2008 at the age of 26 years. Vanessa was raised in Siksika Nation. She graduated from Old Sun College and received her High School Diploma. Vanessa attended Bow Valley College in the Legal Assistant program. Vanessa was accepted to Mount Royal College in the Youth and Child Care program, she would of started in September 2008. Vanessa and her love, Troy, enjoyed playing basketball and spending time with their girls. You could see her driving around the nation and would drive her mom to the city when needed. Vanessa looked out for her siblings, picked them up, and spent time with them. She was a devoted daughter, cousin and friend and most of all an auntie to her cherished nieces and nephews. Vanessa will be missed by her husband Troy Wolf Leg; their children, Arosha, Mya, and Alaysha, god-daughter Faith, god-son Tristin; her parents Bill and Jessie Buller; her father and mother-in-law, Chief Leroy and Marsha Good Eagle; her siblings, Jocelyn (Garett), Danielle (Doug), Adriane, Cody, Jason, Stewart (Tamille), Jack, Zandis, Cory, Sheldon, Solomon, and Jessica; sisters-in-law, Crystal (Dewy), Marla (Clarence) and April (Jason); brother-in-law, Lesley; aunts and uncles, Wesley (Regina), Asteria, Monica, Mona (Paul), Alden (Young-Hwa), Crissy, Jennifer (Warren), Calvin (Verna), Jordon (Tina), Donna, Linda (Ronald), Clayton (Lavena), Flora (Clement), Chuck, Tony, Gabriella (Duane), and Jack; bio-parents, Daniel Red Crow and Becky Cutter; and by her nieces and nephews; Destiny, Betty, Blake, RJ, Kalia, Oceana, Tyrae, Mariesha, Jaycee, Ethan, Aadon, Lakeysha, and Tryden. Vanessa was predeceased by her mother-in-law Darlene Scout; grandfather, Joe Blackface Chief, maternal grandparents; Leona Cutter and Benny Black Horse, paternal grandfather Willie Red Crow; siblings, Natasha and Nathan and by her paternal great-grandmother, Ada Red Crow. Extended Family; Winnipegs, Blackhorse, Cutters, Red Crow, Mayfield, Turning Robe, Yellow Old Woman, Blackwater, Riders, Many Grey Horses, Pantherbone, Big Bulls, McHugh, Plaited Hair, and Bare Shin Bone. Wake Services will be held at the residence of Vanessa and Troy’s (Siksika Nation, AB) on Friday, June 27, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at the Siksika Community Centre (Siksika Nation, AB) on Saturday, June 28, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside service to follow at Paul Little Walker Cemetery (Siksika Nation, AB). In living memory of Vanessa Red Crow, a tree will be planted at Siksika Nation by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.

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  1. Danielle Jessica :

    Love you sister.. <3

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  2. Mom i really miss you so much I don’t really remember you as a little girl …just miss you so much mom I (HOPE) you read this …. I see you in my dreams and that’s the only time I get to visit you … when I’m sad, feeling lonely I just pray to you mom I just love you so much my heart is filled with Ur love and you will always be in my heart I love you so much mom wish u were here now …I know u will be soo proud off be succeeding in events playing sports ,getting ribbons, . I do that all just 4 you All i want to say is I LOVE YOU AND I REALLY MISS YOU …love you mom

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  3. I still think about you often and I haven’t found a real way of comfort when it comes to you, I find it has gotten harder to express or relive this grief. It was suppose to get easier but I feel like I am learning more about you from other people and that makes it difficult in letting go of the sadness, I feel like I am more angry then I was about losing you. I am not sure how to deal with this but I am trying my best to make you proud and taking care of my sisters hoping I can help them too through this. I miss you so much.

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