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November 6, 1945 - November 10, 2019


On November 10, 2019, Mrs. Lena Cardinal of Saddle Lake passed away at the age of 74 years. She is survived by her loving children, Yvonne, Georgina (Teddy), Geraldine, Albert Jr. (Cheryl), Ann (Fabian), Augustine & Angelina (Ron); Goddaughter, Emily Delver; adopted son, Leonard Jackson (Elizabeth); adopted daughters, Marveena Pewapskisoniyas & Chrisyann (Dusty) Steinhauer; 31 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild on the way; siblings, Prosper (Lillian) Delver, Alphonse Delver & Nancy Cardinal; numerous nieces & nephews. Lena was predeceased by her husband, Albert A. Cardinal; sons, Allen & James; adopted son, Ronnie Cardinal; daughter, Shirley Delver; stepdaughter, Lorraine Semagenas; grandsons, Titus Cardinal & Jesse Jackson; granddaughter, Kimberly Cardinal; great-grandsons, Leo & Leum Cardinal; parents, Norris & Veronica Delver; sisters, Theresa, Clara & Eva Delver; brothers, John, Jerome, William & Louie Delver. A Wake will be held on Thursday (leaving Grace Gardens at 3:00 p.m.) & Friday, November 14 & 15 at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, November 16 at 11:00 a.m. at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake. Reverend Oliver Brertton 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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Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Van Soest Family
Relation: Family friend

Our deepest sympathy to your family on the loss of Aunt Lena. What a beautiful spirit who is now soaring high! Queen of the Potatoes! The Voice! She will be deeply missed and her stories live on.

Service Schedule


Date & Time:
November 14, 2019
Beginning at 3:00pm

Ayiwakes Cultural Centre

Saddle Lake, AB Canada

A Wake will be held on Thursday & Friday, November 14 & 15.  Procession leaves Grace Gardens on Thursday at 3:00 p.m.

Saddle Lake, AB Canada

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
November 16, 2019
Beginning at 11:00am

Ayiwakes Cultural Centre

Saddle Lake, AB Canada

Saddle Lake, AB Canada

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