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March 28, 1969 - March 23, 2018


On March 23, 2018, Mr. Rodney Dale McGilvery of Saddle Lake passed away at the age of 48 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Adele; children, Cheyanne (Clintton Large), Rodney Jr. (Sarah Brertton), Timothy (Fern Ward), Randall, Shanna, Shannay, Bryce & Stacey Dion (Shawnee-Dawn Courtoreille); Godchildren, Heather Cardinal, Denise Cardinal, Maryanne McGilvery & Chantel Prairie-Chicken; grandchildren, Daphne McGilvery-Large, Daryan Large, Dayton McGilvery, Arianna & Rodney Cardinal McGilvery, Serayia, Destine, Geoson & Serenity Brertton-McGilvery, Grayson Papin-McGilvery & Kaidyn White; sister , Berdine Eliza McGilvery; numerous brothers & sisters-in-law, uncles, aunts, cousins & friends. Rodney was predeceased by his son, Nathan Lloyd Jackson; grandson, Tristan Dion; mother, Margaret-Rose McGilvery; father, James Albert Houle; brother, Jimmy Whitford; uncle, Hector McGilvery; aunt, Bella McGilvery; maternal grandparents, Louie & Emma McGilvery; paternal grandparents, George & Evelyn Houle; father & mother-in-law, John & Mary Wanuch. A Wake will be held on Thursday (leaving Grace Gardens at 2:00 p.m.) & Friday, March 29 & 30 at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 31 at 11:00 a.m. at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake. Reverend Father Gerard Gauthier will be officiating, 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: Gordon & Brenda Kissel
Relation: Former student & friend.

Our sincerest condolences to Rodney’s entire family. We will always remember his big grin, smiling eyes and friendliness over the past many years. So sad to hear of his passing.

From: Marie Sparklingeyes
Relation: Friend

Condolences/Prayers Adele and Family. you will be missed Rodney RIP

From: Diane Padlesky

On behalf of Vilna School staff we send our sincere condolences to the McGilvery family. Our hearts go out to Rodney’s children and grandchildren.

Service Schedule


Date & Time:
March 29, 2018
Beginning at 2:00pm

Ayiwakes Cultural Centre

Saddle Lake, AB Canada

Saddle Lake, AB Canada

  Mass of Christian Burial

Date & Time:
March 31, 2018

Ayiwakes Cultural Centre

Saddle Lake, AB Canada

Saddle Lake, AB Canada

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