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KOOTENAY, Johnny Calvin

Tãtãgà Îsaguwîn
December 11, 1962 – Calgary, Alberta
April 13, 2018 – Morley, Alberta

After long awaited news, it is with deepest sorrow and heaviest of sympathy, The Kootenay Family, announces the passing of our beloved brother, Johnny Kootenay. He will be remembered by his son, Johnny Jr., daughter, Arissa; sisters Lawana (Jarvis), Elaine, Agnes (Kevin); brothers, Hiram, Teddy; nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

Johnny was a survivor of the Residential School System. He was affected by this immensely, which led to his incarceration in his earlier years. But during this time he took great initiative to complete his education, which led to him receiving his Grade 12 Diploma. Although he encountered hardships, his cultural traditions kept him grounded and strong to have an adventurous spirit in life.

Johnny is survived by his aunts and uncles, Connie and Ed, Kathleen Poucette, Clarice Kootenay, Myrna and Lana Kootenay, Arnold Simeon, Joey Kootenay, Richard Louis from Vernon, B.C., Sheldon and Aleix Scaplocl (Sisika); and extended relations family, Kootenay, Poucette, Powderface, Twoyoungmen, Holloways, Kaquitts, Wildman, Fox, Crawler, Earr, and Simeon.

He was predeceased by his parents; Doreen Kootenay and Jack Goat; maternal grandparents, Herman and Mildred Simeon; paternal grandparents, Noah and Flora Goat.

Wake Services will be held at the residence of the Late Doreen Kootenay (Morley, AB) on Friday, October 19, 2018 at 2:00pm. Funeral Services will be held at Morley United Church (Morley, AB) on Saturday, October 20 2018 at 12:00 p.m. p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Chiniki Cemetery (Morley, AB). Forward condolences through

In living memory of Johnny Kootenay 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. So sorry for your loss. Prayers and my deepest condolences to you and your family.

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  2. Gayle Hickox-Pard

    Hiram and Family,
    Very sorry to read that you lost Calvin. My condolences to you all.

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