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Herb "Metro" CARDINAL

March 10, 1952 - March 7, 2019


On March 7, 2019 Mr. Herb “Metro” Cardinal of Saddle Lake passed away at the age of 66 years. He is survived by 6 children, Corey (Amanda) Gladue, Jeremy Hunter, Melissa (James) Hunter, Morgan (Mel-Lisa) Cardinal, Bobbi-Jo Cardinal & Mason (Adrienne) Cardinal; numerous grandchildren; loving mother, Theresa Cardinal; siblings, Mary Cardinal-Collins, Ilene Nepoose, Denise (Mike) Steinhauer, Nora (Eric) Cardinal, Linda Cardinal, Brian (Kathy) Cardinal, Debra Cardinal, Dolly Cardinal & Roxanne Cutknife; numerous nieces & nephews. Herb was predeceased by his father, Peter Cardinal Jr.; sister, Lorraine Cardinal; brother, Leon Cardinal; uncle, Walter Makokis; & nephew, Michael R. Cardinal. A Wake will be held on Sunday (leaving Grace Gardens at 2:00 p.m.) & Monday, March 10 & 11 at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, March 12 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: Bev Fontaine and family
Relation: Friend

Our sincere condolences to the Cardinal family. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

From: Alty Kanten
Relation: Cousin

My thoughts and prayers go out to all the family..

From: Clifford Cardinal
Relation: Herb Cardinal, was a close Distant Cousin, Friend, and a Fellow Band Member. It is our Cree Tradition to acknowledge all Our Relatives in respect to our Cree Culture and Customs.

God Speed to better places, amongst all our Cardinal Relatives, and most sincerely in respect to the Way you’ve shown Respect to me, and my own (Cardinal) Family.

Service Schedule


Date & Time:
March 10, 2019
Beginning at 2:00pm

Ayiwakes Cultural Centre

Saddle Lake, AB Canada

Procession leaves Grace Gardens on Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

Saddle Lake, AB Canada

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
March 12, 2019
Beginning at 11:00am

Ayiwakes Cultural Centre

Saddle Lake, AB Canada

Saddle Lake, AB Canada

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The family has not designated a preferred charity at this time.

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