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Lillian SHIRT

March 2, 1940 - July 18, 2017


On July 18, 2017, Mrs. Lillian Shirt of Edmonton passed away at the age of 77 years. She is survived by her loving children, Patricia (Scott), Pamela (Donald), Kevin (Liza), Tannis (Dennis), Robert (Marisa) & Raymond; 31 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren; numerous traditionally adopted children & grandchildren; 5 sisters; numerous other close family members. She was predeceased by her parents, Felix & Louisa; brothers & sisters. A Wake will be held on Wednesday & Thursday, July 19 & 20 at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, July 21 at 11:00 a.m. at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake, with interment in Sacred Heart Roman Catholic 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: Brigitte Perrier
Relation: Friend

Condolences to the Family. R.I.P. Lillian. The Creator has called you. You have helped me over the years understand the ways of life and guided me to teach those in my care. You will be missed greatly
Spirit Woman (Brigitte Perrier)

From: Margaret
Relation: Cultural circle

Prayers, strength n guidance to all the family n friends of thee BEAUTIFUL Lillian Shirt. She was an extraordinary woman with such a pure heart 💛💛
Glad I had the privilege of meeting her a cpl times…..Hiy Hiy

From: Brenda Blyam
Relation: My mentor and friend

Rest in peace Warrior woman🌹🌹

From: Marge

Deepest condolences

From: Ron and Helen (Calahasen) Harrison
Relation: Friend

Deepest condolences to family. Lillian was a trailblazer and tireless advocate for Aboriginal issues. We will all miss her❤️

From: Marie-Doreen Delorme
Relation: She worked with us at the Aboriginal Parent Link Centre in Stony Plain, Alberta

Oh my mentor and beloved Elder, so sad to hear this , Richard and I always cherish our time together and all your teachings. You have always believed in us and encouraged us to carry on the traditional ways. Thank you. we shall miss you. love Doreen Delorme abd Richard Flamand

From: Rita Gouda
Relation: Adopted daughter and friend

Words cannot express how I feel of your journey, you will be missed dearly from our family. I will not hold you back with my tears as I know how you feel about that. You make your journey mom, will keep talking to you in my prayers.

From: Trina Goodin
Relation: Family friend

Such a beautiful woman. I have many fond memories and loved running into Lillian at the local treasure hunting stores. She always had a hug for me and always remembered me.
Sending prayers to her family. ❤️

From: Marlene Poitras
Relation: Friend

May you Rest in Peace Lillian, thanks for your friendship ❤️

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Service Schedule


Date & Time:
July 19, 2017
Beginning at 5:00pm

Ayiwakes Cultural Centre

Saddle Lake, AB Canada

Saddle Lake, AB Canada

  Funeral Service

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

Ayiwakes Cultural Centre

Saddle Lake, AB Canada

Saddle Lake, AB Canada

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