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November 11, 1975 - April 5, 2019


On April 5, 2019, Mr. Ben Curtis Ivan Whiskeyjack of Saddle Lake passed away at the age of 43 years. He is survived by his loving mother, Doreen Whiskeyjack; special friend, Sheena Giant; children, Brooke Whiskeyjack & Tyrese Whiskeyjack; siblings, Charmaine (Gary) Whiskeyjack, Christine (Percy) Whiskeyjack, Valerie (Perry) Whiskeyjack, Bella (Maynard) Whiskeyjack, Dennis (Shannon) Dedul & Trudy (Roger) Whiskeyjack. Ben was predeceased by his father, Ben William Whiskeyjack; paternal grandparents, James & Martha Whiskeyjack; maternal grandparents, Morris & Agnes Cardinal; 2 nephews, Waylon Jackson & Freespirit Stanley-Dedul. A Wake will be held on Saturday (leaving Grace Gardens at 2:00 p.m.) & Sunday, April 13 & 14 at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, April 15 at 11:00 a.m. at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake. Reverend Robert Wright will be officiating, with interment in Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery, Saddle Lake. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.

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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Mr.& Mrs. E Blood
Relation: Family friend

Sorry you had to leave so sudden, theirs so much left that you could of done, by being here and being a part of our family and my late sons friend I pray that your journey takes you to your loved ones, theirs always room in our creators heart to take you home, may we see each other again. hiy hiy for being a part of our family

From: Judy Lynn Bogdan
Relation: Friend of the family

Dear Doreen and all of the family..Curtis will be dearly missed by all of you I know..it’s still so hard to believe. May you hold on to the good memories you have of Curtis. Tyrese lean on Kokum and the kids to help you get through this. May the Creator be with all of you and give you strength as you grieve ..Know I am only a phone call away..Hugs and prayers You chose such a good picture of Curtis

From: Carrie Sheedy
Relation: Close friend

You are loved and missed everyday by so many people Curtis. May god give you’re family and close ones strength and guidance from above with this grieving heartache time. My condolences to curtis’ family and both his daughter and son for the loss of such a great caring loving father, son, brother, uncle. The great memories of you will never be forgotten and forever treasured in our hearts. You are a great loving, caring, supportive, understanding young man. You are all in my prayers and thoughts and heart. May he Rest In Peace and watch over all of us. Forever in our hearts Curtis Whiskeyjack. Until we meet again.

From: D. Boudreau
Relation: Friend

Curtis, I never expected to hear this news that day, my heart broke for your dear mother and sisters. The pain of losing a sibling/ child is the worst feeling ever , so I pray for your family. You’ve been a friend for many years and I hope you find my brother up there, you 2 were always close. RIP buddy!!!!

From: Jenn W.
Relation: Curtis Was A Close Friend, Whom I Cared For Deeply

Love And Miss You Babes

Service Schedule


Date & Time:
April 13, 2019
Beginning at 2:00pm

Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake

Leaving Grace Gardens at 2:00 p.m.

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
April 15, 2019
Beginning at 11:00am

Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake

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