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Dale Earnest Francis MAKOKIS

May 12, 1966 - September 15, 2017


On September 15, 2017, Mr. Dale Earnest Francis “mahîkan otawâsimisa” of Saddle Lake passed away at the age of 51 years. He is survived by his siblings, Ralph (Cheryl), Dwayne, June Cardinal, Wilfred (Sheila) Doghead, Brenda (Jimmy) Moosewah, David, Alex (Sandy), Cynthia, Sonia (Patrick Heavenfire), Lisa, & Kristine Cardinal; as well as numerous cousins, nieces & nephews. Dale was predeceased by his parents, William David “mahîkan” & Mary Irene; sister, Joanne Steinhauer; 4 nephews, Jason Cardinal, Seth Makokis, Michael Cardinal, & Denny Dion. A Wake will be held on Tuesday & Wednesday, September 19 & 20 at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake. (Leaving Grace Gardens at 2:30 p.m.) A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, September 21 at 11:00 a.m. at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake. Reverend Robert Wright will be officiating with interment in United Church Cemetery, Saddle Lake. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.

GRACE GARDENS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 5626-51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1 780-645-2677


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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel

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

From: Morris and VIcki Chornohus
Relation: friend of his late father

To the Makokis family.Out thoughts are with all of you during this difficult time. I know that the creator and your parents have welcomed him with open arms. RIP Dale,William and Mary.

From: carl
Relation: friend of family

a very nice person always happy to see my condolences to the family

From: Rebecca and Mark
Relation: He was my uncle

Uncle Dale…u were the most coolest uncle..ur generosity and kind words will be missed..love you!

From: Winston Lapatak
Relation: Friend

Rest in peace Dale.
From a friend and his Family.

From: Reta Derkson
Relation: Part of my family

I am so sorry for the loss of your brother, uncle, cousin and my friend, Dale. He is a kind and loving spirit and I am sure he is reunited with Mom and Dad. He will always be remembered by me and always has had a place in my heart! May you all have peace and comfort in the coming days…much love to all the family…be at peace, Dale! Namaste and Love, Reta Derkson and Tanya McKen

From: Sharon Blanchette
Relation: An old friend

My prayers to the famly 🙏😞😥.May the creator heal your hearts 💔 much love to you all

Service Schedule


Date & Time:
September 19, 2017

Ayiwakes Cultural Centre

Saddle Lake, AB Canada

Saddle Lake, AB Canada

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
September 21, 2017
Beginning at 11:00am

Ayiwakes Cultural Centre

Saddle Lake, AB Canada T0A 3T0

Saddle Lake, AB Canada T0A 3T0

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