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EAR, Sam (Ade)

February 15, 1943 – Morley, Alberta
November 19, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Sam Ear was called home by our Creator on November, 19 2018 at the age of 75 years.

Sam (Ade) was born and raised in Morley, AB. He received his education at Residential School. He was a strong believer in his traditional and cultural ways. Sam worked as a Ranchman for 35 years and at the Morley Sawmill 18 years as a Piling Labourer. He was well-respected in the community and will be missed by everyone that knew him.

Sam is survived by his daughters Jenard and Nastisha; adopted daughters Charlene, Melrose; adopted son Myron (Diane); son-in-law Wyatt Rider; sisters, Francis (Donnie), Christine, Marjorie (Frank), Virginia, Josephine; sisters in-law Lucy, Mary, Violet, Madeline, as well as numerous cousins, nephews, nieces, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind the Ear, Bearspaw, Baptiste, Dixon, Lefthand, Smalleyes, Twoyoungmen, Kootenay, and Powderface extended families. He is predeceased by his wife Annie; parents Moses and Christine; sister Rose; brothers Ernest, Randolph; Sons Sammy, Dion; Daughters Loretta, Sophia; grandson Tranden. We apologize if we have missed anyone.

Wake Services will be held at the residence of the Late Sam Ear (Morley, AB) on Thursday, November 22, 2018. Funeral Services will be held at Bearspaw Youth Centre (Morley, AB) on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Bearspaw Cemetery (Morley, AB). Forward condolences through

In living memory of Sam Ear, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Cochrane, 369 RAILWAY STREET, COCHRANE, AB, T4C 2E2, Telephone: 403-932-4740.

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  1. My heartfelt condolences to my uncle Sam’s family at this time.

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