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ROYAL – Charlene Bernadette (Apastaakii)

January 16, 1955 – January 1, 2010

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Charlene Bernadette Royal, on Friday, January 1, 2010 at the age of 54 years.

Charlene was well known for her traditional dancing, which she placed 3rd in 2000 and she was so proud. She had taken the Life Skills course, volunteered, and was secretary for the White Buffalo. Charlene was also well known for her great sense of humour, laughter and was always caring for others. She will be missed by her many friends.

Charlene is lovingly remembered by her loving husband Jordan Axe; father James Calf, mother Mary Theresa Royal; her children Weylene Royal (Gordon), Ryan Royal, (Rebecca), Rhonda Royal (Daniel), step brother Donnie Royal; ten grandchildren, numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, friends and in-laws.

She was predeceased by her grandparents Maude and Johnny Black, Mary and Charlie Royal, Quintarse and Betsy Calf, stepmother Patricia Black, granddaughter Sasha Royal; brothers Gino Royal, Stanford Royal, Eldon and Errol Little Light; nephew Todd Royal, step dad Ralph Telford. The family apologizes if they have missed anybody.

Wake Services will be held at the Gordon Yellow Fly Memorial Pow Wow Arbour (Siksika Nation, AB) on Friday, January 8, 2010 at 6:00 P.M.

A Funeral Service will be held at Gordon Yellow Fly Memorial Pow Wow Arbour (Siksika Nation, AB) on Saturday, January 9, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Canon Stockton Cemetery (Siksika Nation, AB). Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Charlene Royal, 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. My condolences to the Royal Family, I will be praying for you in this time of hardship & pain. God Bless You.

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  2. My condolences and thoughts and prayers to Charlene’s Family. I just wanted to say what a wonderful woman she was. She had such an amazing personality. The laughs we had will be cherished for ever. The stories we shared and laughed about. I know she was so proud when she danced, and she was so proud that her mom sewed the dresses she danced in.
    Memories live on in our hearts, peace and love to the whole family, to her mother and her father, children, grand children, aunts, uncles, cousins.
    God bless you.

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