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SHINGOOSE, Alvin David “Denty”

October 13, 1940 – Kamsack, Saskatchewan
May 4, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta

Denty Shingoose, “Buffalo Bear Man,” of Calgary, completed his earthly journey on Mother Earth on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at the age of 73 years.

Denty is survived by his children, Dean (Dianne), Kim (Nora), David (Margery), David, Paula (Pat), and Jennifer; as well as sixteen grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Denty was predeceased by his wife Noretta in 1997; his daughter Mary Ann in 1962; as well as his son Mitchell in 2008.

Memorial Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) today, Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Denty Shingoose, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  1. Alvin Manitopyes :

    Condolences to the Shingoose Family. My family has known your family since the first day they moved into Calgary. Denty always had a cheerful smile and he was a good friend. Now he is on his way to heaven and he will always be remembered!

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  2. patricia and Ken goudy :

    In the arms of Jesus you are…Rest in peace Denty

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  3. Glenda Schneider :

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May our loving GOD grant you peace and extra strength at this time.

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  4. Shirley Chatfield :

    My Prayers are with the Shingoose families, may they know that the Love Of God will see them through their loss and that he’s in a much better place, dancing on streets of Gold.

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  5. Erroll Kinistino :

    My Sincere Condolances,,to the family! I will not be able to attend,,but my thoughts will be with the family Thursday,,,Especially for Jennifer,,,and Alex,,who I know in Regina, Saskatchewan!

    Ikosi!

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  6. Verna Shepherd :

    May you have a cigarette to enjoy on your journey home, a guitar to play as you wait to enter the city and may your entry into heaven be as musical and blessed as you were in this world. Rest in Peace Mr. Shingoose and always know you touched many hearts with your presence and your music. Strength and peace to your family in this time of loss.

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  7. To dean and family of denty: very sad to hear about denty One of the best bass players around. hope to make the service. beautiful man,father and friend. can someone call me @ 403 901 9439.

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  8. Grace Clearsky :

    My thoughts and prayers are with the Shingoose family at this time.

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  9. Lori & Steve :

    Our condolences on the passing of Denty. While I never had the pleasure of meeting him, I know through his beautiful daughter, Paula, that he was a great person with a great heart who will be missed by all who knew him. May he rest in peace and surround you all with his love and spirit.

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  10. Deborah Hand :

    My deepest sympathy to all family members. May he soar with the eagles above.

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  11. Robert Monkman :

    My thoughts and prayers are with the Shingoose family. Will miss you Denty, my friend, a great person with a very big heart. You will be greatly missed. Rest in peace surrounded with love.

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  12. My condolences to Denty’s family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Denty was such a nice man and always had a smile to share. May he be at peace. He will be missed but never forgotten.

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  13. brenda and william becker :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with Denty’s family. We will miss his big smile and cheerful self. He cleaned our furnace for decades.

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  14. Kevin & Karen Starr :

    We are very saddened to hear of your recent loss and would like to express our sincere condolences to you and your family.

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  15. Tom & Tammy Hillis :

    Our hearts were broken as we learned of Denty’s passing. Having known him for so many years I know that we will see him again when we come into the Kingdom of God. Our condolences to the Shingoose family. We will miss our old friend.

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  16. barry wayne shingoose :

    On behalf of my family we send condlolencs to this man’s family i was probably too young to remember this man i come from the late harold and jean shingoose i was told by older people from our side that alfie shingoose left kamsack district in the 50’s so through our parents we are related its too bad we could not cross paths under different circumstances iam truly saddend for your loss of a loved one god bless all my relatives in alberta………barry

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