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Rosie "Rose" HOULE

April 9, 1952 - April 28, 2023

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On April 28, 2023, Mrs. Rosie “Rose” Wapikihew Iskwew Houle of Saddle Lake, formerly of Samson passed away at the age of 71 years. She is survived by her loving husband, Jerry Houle; 4 sons & 1 daughter, Drew (Natalie) Halfe, Leyton Halfe, Leon Halfe, Evan Halfe & Jerrilee Halfe-Houle (Jake); adopted daughter, Shaniece Cutknife; step-children, Shannon Houle & Trevor Houle; numerous grandchildren & great-grandchildren; brother, Clarence Cutknife; special nieces, Mariam Buffalo & Annette Cutknife; adopted sister, Paula Steinhauer; numerous brothers- & sisters-in-law. Rose was predeceased by her parents, Peter & Eva Cutknife; numerous siblings including, Emily, Mary, Hazel, Bella, Dorothy, Norma, Wilson & Ben; first husband, Andrew Halfe. A Wake will be held on Saturday, April 29 at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake (Leaving Grace Gardens at 3:00 p.m.). A Wake will be held on Sunday, April 30 at HBMC (Howard Buffalo Memorial Centre), Maskwacis (Procession leaving Ayiwakes Cultural Center at 12:00 p.m. to go to Maskwacis). A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, May 1 at 11:00 a.m. at HBMC (Howard Buffalo Memorial Centre) with interment in Samson Central Cemetery, Maskwacis. 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: Pat Marcichiw
Relation: Friend

Condolences to Rosie’s family…you have lost a loving, compassionate elder…May her memory be immortal!

From: Valerie M Cardinal
Relation: Community Member

Rose was active in our Nation- aye aye for work in education and as a mentor for women’s teachings. Prayers to the family.

Service Schedule

  Wake

Date & Time:
April 29, 2023
Beginning at 3:00pm

Location:
Ayiwakes Cultural Centre

Saddle Lake, AB Canada T0A 3T0

(Leaving Grace Gardens at 3 pm)


Saddle Lake, AB Canada T0A 3T0

  Wake

Date & Time:
April 30, 2023
Beginning at 12:00pm

Location:
HBMC (Howard Buffalo Memorial Centre)
52A AB-611
Maskwacis, AB Canada T0C 1N0

(Leaving Ayiwakes at 12pm)

52A AB-611
Maskwacis, AB Canada T0C 1N0

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
May 1, 2023
Beginning at 11:00am

Location:
HBMC (Howard Buffalo Memorial Centre)
52A AB-611
Maskwacis, AB Canada T0C 1N0

52A AB-611
Maskwacis, AB Canada T0C 1N0

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

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