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DOORE, Judy Marie (Siipia natohkoomiaki – Beautiful Night Sound Woman)

June 8, 1947 – May 20, 2014

Judy Marie Doore passed away peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at the age of 66 years. Judy will be sadly missed by all who had the honor of knowing her. Left to cherish her memories is her loving husband of 49 years, Kenneth Doore; her children, Rhonda (Gerald), Dion (Rose), Jason (Louise); sons Leon Crane Bear, Toby Jerry, Dwayne Big Old Man, Norvin Eagle Speaker Jr., Lyle Poor Eagle, Emmett Crowchild, Sam First Rider; daughters Jackie Springchief, Karen Gallegos, Sue and Dawn Ayoungman; grandchildren Bryon (Joenie), Shona (Mike), Darnell (Jody), Peter; Adam, BlueRock, Coy, Colemyn, Ty, Stran, Oshea, Jarrett (Sam), Cheyenne, Brooker and Jayden, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews that she also took as her children as well; siblings Cheryl (Herbie) Baptiste, Carly (Lena), Poncho (Pauline),Hardy, Brenda, Jaydo, Ethel, Ceclia, Vicki, Tina, Cheryl Jacobs, Francis Sr., & Linda Cutter also in-laws, Clement (Pauline), Ronald (Joyce), and Delphine Doore. Judy was predeceased by her parents Dave and Margaret Jacobs; grandparents Annie and Joe Catface; siblings Roger, Lawrence, Billy, Nelson, Jackson, and Harry; in-laws Rosa and Leslie Doore, Russell Frank, and Emery Medicine Shield; and numerous Aunts and Uncles from the Catface family.

Judy was born and raised on the Siksika Nation. In her younger years she attended the St. Joseph Residential School and Bragg Creek School, where she was an avid sports athlete. Judy then went on to work for the Siksika Board of Education in the capacity of Teacher’s Aide and Student Counselor for numerous years. Her passion was working with children, and she always encouraged the importance of education, which she carried on through her years while she was with us. Her love for children was a special gift that she carried; she was a Gramma and Mother to all whom she adored. Judy lived a peaceful, simple life, enjoying the comforts of her home, where she spent many quiet moments in prayer. Judy was faithful to her faith and belief in Apistotoki (Jesus/Creator) whom she called on for strength and guidance during her time with us. Judy will be remembered for her outgoing personality, kind and gentle nature, and most of all, her sense of humor and her silly stories. Judy took great joy from the simple things in life and nothing was more precious to her than her family and friends. She was very much a devoted hockey Mom and continually supported her grandchildren in their hockey games. Judy was the eldest of the Catface and Jacobs families and will be deeply missed by all.

Judy was deeply loved by her relatives, with the families of Catface, Cutters, Solways, Bear Robes, Turning Robes, Strong Mans, McMasters, Backfats, Scalplocks, Daychiefs, Bad Eagles, Jacobs, Little Chiefs; in-laws Running Rabbits, Duck Chiefs, St.Goddards, Rides at the Door, Big Snakes, Breakers, Franks, Springchiefs, Weaselheads, Youngs. We can’t forget to mention her special love for her dogs, especially Bear.

Wake Services will be held at the residence of Kenneth Doore (Siksika Nation, AB.) on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Catholic Church (Siksika Nation, Alberta) on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Feast to follow after the Funeral at the residence of Kenneth Doore. Graveside Service to follow at the Little Washington Cemetery. Forward condolences through

In living memory of Judy Doore, a tree will be planted at Siksika Nation by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E. Telephone: (403) 248-8585.

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  1. Alayna Many Guns

    Auntie, I will miss you greatly. I thank you for your guidance, your love and compassion for me and my children throughout our lives. Halle, Trygve and Payne will miss their humble, loving Grandma. My condolences to Uncle and all your family and friends as we’ve truly lost a precious gem on this earth. Rest in peace Auntie <3

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  2. Sending my condolences from my family. It was a privilege to have known this warm, kind hearted lady. She will meet up with my dad who she worked with for many years, Farewell Judy…..

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  3. Cody & Randa Wright

    Our sincerest sympathy & condolences to you Ken & Rhonda, Dion & Jason & your families. As you mourn your beautiful wife & treasured hockey mom & grandma, please take comfort that there are many thinking of you & praying for you in your time of loss. We will miss your beautiful smile & your humorous trait, Judy. Most of all we’ll treasure the memories when you were Cody’s hockey mom too, when they were young boys. Heaven welcomed another beautiful angel. We will miss you dearly Judy, rest peacefully.

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  4. Judy you will always be in my heart. I’m going to miss your humor, your stories and your hugs!!♡♡♡ My condolences go out to Judy’s loving family, may the Lord comfort your loss.

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  5. Brian & Pat Frank

    Sending our condolences and sympathy to the whole family. We are truly sad to hear of Judy’s passing and will add the family to our prayers for healing and comfort. May Judy Rest in peace with our heavenly father and all the angels in heaven.

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  6. Lillian Crow-Chief

    Thank You Judy for your wonderful, sweet smile & friendly greetings as I was growing up in my teen & adult years. You will be missed on earth but now you are in his Heavenly Kingdom! My sincere heartfelt condolences to Jason & Family. Leanne & Family. All Your Relations.

    Rest In Peace & Joy!

    Lillian Crow-Chief

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  7. cynthia poucette

    My condolences to you all…its going to be a hard road without her…but use her strength & strong belief in god to get you through this sad difficult time…she’s your angel now…I love you all…May God be with all

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  8. Lena Running Rabbit

    My dear sister: Thank you for the love and compassion towards my family. The calls you made just to see how I was doing meant alot to me. When I see a star fall from the sky I will think of you and it will brighten my day knowing you are in heaven with the rest of our loved ones. I dedicate Psalm 23 to you….Now go rest high on the mountain. To Kenneth, Rhonda, Dion and Jason my family and I love you. We will see you through. God Bless you.

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  9. Trina Running Rabbit

    To Ken, Rhonda, Dion, Jason and Families,
    Sending heartfelt condolences your way. Judy was a very gentle soft spoken lady. I will miss Judy’s greetings she always had for me and big smiles and hugs. She was truly an inspiration for me. My Prayers and thoughts to each and everyone of you. God Bless.

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  10. Jon Gallegos,

    So sorry to hear the News about my Aunt Judy. My deepest sympathy to my Uncle Ken and my cousins Jason, Dion, Rhonda and the rest of the family. She will be missed, God Bless you now and always sending my condolences. From Jon and Rozyln

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