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August 9, 1957 - December 28, 2017


On December 28, 2017, Mrs. Grace Houle of Goodfish Lake passed away at the age of 60 years. She is survived by her loving husband of 42 years, Ernest; 3 daughters, Leila Houle of Edmonton, Olivia Houle of Goodfish Lake & Susan (Daniel) Houle of Edmonton; 3 grandchildren, Silver Rai (Chad), Charle & Easton; 3 sisters, Louise Bugghins, Doris Ross & Joan Makokis; 2 brothers, Allan (Doreen) Makokis & Dick (Kelly) Makokis; mother-in-law, Myrtle Houle; numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren & friends. Grace was predeceased by her parents, Alphonse & Margaret Makokis; 3 brothers; 2 sisters; father-in-law, Albert R. Houle; 4 brothers-in-law; 1 nephew. A Wake will be held on Wednesday, January 3 at Goodfish Lake Cultural Centre, Goodfish Lake (leaving Grace Gardens at 1:00 p.m.). A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, January 4 at 11:00 a.m. at Goodfish Lake Cultural Centre, Goodfish Lake, with Reverend Father Philip Mathew officiating. Cremation to follow. 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: Tibetha, Samuel and Natanis Kemble
Relation: Coworker and friend

Dearest Leila and family. My deepest condolences to you on the loss of your mother. May she Rest In Peace and love.

From: Laura Makokis
Relation: Sister in law

Her Legacy will live on through her daughters, grandchildren and future generations ~*~

From: Dareld Cholak
Relation: Friend

Our condolences to you Ernie and your Family. May she Rest In Peace.

From: Marie Lakusta
Relation: Friend

My sincere condolences to Ernest and family. May Grace rest in peace, after her long battle.

From: Rhoda Cardinal
Relation: Friend

Condolences to Maskwa and Girls, Grace will be sadly missed from her Saddle Lake Family and Friends. Rest in Peace, Grace, You’re in Gods hands, no more pain, only a beautiful path to a special place called HEAVEN.

From: Gladys and Paul Boisvert

Joan we wish to extend to you and all of your family our most sincere condolences at the passing of your sister Grace.

From: Wendy Collum
Relation: Friend of daughter Susie.

Susie, Charlie, Ernest, Leila and your families. I am so very sorry for your loss. I hope you are able to find peace in the beautiful memories you have shared. Thinking of you at this difficult time. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

From: Sister Gilberte Baril, o.p.
Relation: I taught school to Ernest and others members of the Houle family.

Dear Ernest, The loss of your wife is something very hard to experience. Please count on my prayers for you, your family and all the people who were close to you. You may not remember me (Sister Francis), but I do not forget so many wonderful people I grew to appreciate at Goodfish Lake, especially your mom, dad and all the family… and so many others

From: Vera and Armand
Relation: Relative

Our deepest condolence to the Houle and Makokis family. “May she Rest in Peace”.

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Service Schedule


Date & Time:
January 3, 2018
Beginning at 1:00pm

Goodfish Lake Cultural Centre

Goodfish Lake, AB Canada

Procession leaves Grace Gardens Wednesday, January 3 at 1:00 p.m.

Goodfish Lake, AB Canada

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
January 4, 2018
Beginning at 11:00am

Goodfish Lake Cultural Centre

Goodfish Lake, AB Canada

Goodfish Lake, AB Canada

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