April 8, 1967 – Bassano, Alberta
March 30, 2018 – Siksika Nation, Alberta
Kirby Yellow Old Woman of Siksika Nation passed away suddenly on March 30, 2018 at the age of 50 years.
Kirby was a compassioned, loving character who befriended all to whom he was introduced. He was loved by many and adopted many Uncles, Aunties, brothers, sisters and children. Kirby had a great love for children and would often help with childcare, be godfather and become “baby whisperer”.
Kirby is survived by his companion Crystal McMaster; his mother Rachel Ermineskin; his children Larissa Little Light, Kimberly Applegarth (Clarence), Delaney Applegarth (Jessica), Ryan Applegarth (Ashley) , Kirsten Applegarth, Treanna, Jeremy, Keshanyna, Edison and Madison Wildcat. He is also survived by his sisters Darlene (Cody) Yellow Old Woman-Munro, Karen Yellow Old Woman, Marcia (Allen) Routh, Liza Yellow Old Woman Mavis (Alex) Crowchild, brothers Adrian (Georgia) Yellow Old Woman, Fabian (Sherri Lynn) Yellow Old Woman, Trent Three Eagles, Joe (Shannon)Yellow Old Woman, John ( Marie) Yellow Old Woman.
Kirby was predeceased by his father John Yellow Old Woman; his son Kirby Jr; and his son-in-law Chance. We apologize if we have missed anyone, Kirby comes from a very large extended family.
Wake Services will be held at Gordon Yellowfly “Piiksa-Pi” Memorial Arbour (Siksika Nation, AB) on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 12:00p.m. with prayers to be held at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Catholic Church (Siksika Nation, AB) on Friday April 6, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow Little Chicago Cemetery (Siksika Nation, AB). Traditional Feast to follow at Gordon Yellowfly “Piiksa-Pi” Memorial Arbour (Siksika Nation, AB) Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Kirby Yellow Old Woman, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E. Telephone: 403-248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences