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SNOW, Frances “Weya”

September 5, 1928 – April 22, 2013

With deepest and profound sadness in our hearts, we announce “Weya” was suddenly called home by our Creator at the age of 84 years.

Weya was born in Morley, AB and resided a long and happy life. Her joy was her large family of 73. Frances was a role model as a Traditional Stoney woman. She always treasured and honoured our Traditional Stoney culture and way of life, living it everyday beading, sewing, drying meat and tanning hides. In her early years she attended Morley Residential School.

She is survived by her husband Wally Snow of 68 years ; sons Brian (Eldra), Bo Rahmberg of Sweden; daughters Delphine (Harvey), Irene Fox, 20 grandchildren; 41 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren; sisters Violet, Kathleen (Henry) and Jennifer, Velma (Gerald), Mina (Charles), Evangeline (Van), Florence (Bruce); brother Lawrence (Charlene); and also relatives from Bearspaw, Benjamin, Beaver, Crawler, Fox, House, Holloway, Mark, Rabbit, Twoyoungmen and Snow families.

We apologize if we have missed anyone.

She was predeceased by her parents Isaac Twoyoungmen and Annie Beaver; sons Ernest, Generich, Ronnie, Darrell and Christopher; daughter Angela and four grandchildren and brothers Clarence, Wallace.

Wake Services will be held at the residence of Wally Snow (Morley, AB) on Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26, 2013. Funeral Services will be held at Morley Gymnasium (Morley, AB) on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Wesley Cemetery (Morley, AB). Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family wishes to extend gratitude to the nurses and doctors who cared for her at the Foothills Hospital.

In living memory of Frances Snow, 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.

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  1. Donna Hogeland (Morley, AB) :

    Dear Wally and Family, it was with much sadness to have learned of the passing of Frances. Throughout the lifetime of my late husband, Peter Wesley, he held Frances and you in high esteem, and greatly respected you both. Since I came to know Frances and you over the past quarter century, I shared the same respect. Frances was a kind and gentle woman, and will be missed. May your many memories bring you comfort during this time of sadness. I hope it helps to know that others are keeping you all close in thought. ~ Kindest personal regards, Donna

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  2. lorie lapinsky :

    We are very sorry to hear of your mom’s death. It was really nice to know your mom from bingo barn. Our condolences are with you at this time. Please take care. She now is watching over you all.

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  3. I just found out about the loss of Frances… I am very saddened by this. My prayers goes out to the Family at this difficult…..She is watching over you now !!!!!

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