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Theresa Gadwa

November 14, 1920 - November 27, 2015


On November 27, 2015, Theresa Gadwa of Kehewin passed away at the age of 95 years. She is survived by her loving children, Margaret Keewatin of Okanese, SK., Louise Gadwa (Don MacInnis) of Edmonton, Leona Gadwa (Gabe Cardinal) of Kehewin, Pauline Gadwa (William Dumais) of Bonnyville, Judy (Brian) Youngchief of Kehewin, Leo (Valerie) Gadwa of Lloydminster, Donna Gadwa of Elk Point, Ricky Gadwa of Bonnyville & Ivan (Barb) Gadwa of Kehewin; 4 adopted children; 40 grandchildren; 63 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Victoria Brighteyes of Saddle Lake; numerous nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Henry; children, Marc Peter, Irene, Johnny & Wayne; 2 sisters, Bernadette Steinhauer & Rita Brighteyes; brother, Pierre Pasquayak. A Wake will be held on Tuesday & Wednesday, December 1 & 2 at Kehewin School Gymnasium, Kehewin. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, December 3 at 11:00 a.m. at Kehewin School Gymnasium with interment in Our Lady of Mercy Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kehewin. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.

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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Lester R Cardinal
Relation: God Mother

My God Mother, I will truly miss you. My condolences to the entire family. I am in the hospital right now and would love to be able to make it to your funeral, but unfortunately will be unable to attend. Much love God Mother, you always had kind words of wisdom for me. I am grateful that you always remembered me.

From: martha cardinal (stanley)
Relation: adopted aunt

Condolences going out to the Gadwa family….sending prayers to you all. I will always miss our aunt and she remembered me the last time I visited her. I’m going to miss Aunt….only one alive is Aunt Victoria Brighteyes now. I’m still in touch with her. R.I.P. Aunt Theresa and go be with our angels in heaven!!! Hugs & love, Martha

From: Jim and Valerie Cardinal
Relation: brother in law to Leona

Our Deepest and Heartfelt Condolences to Leona, Gabe and their Family and to the Gadwa Families .

From: Ian & Pat Perry
Relation: Teachers in Community

It is with sorrow that we mourn the loss of Mrs. Gadwa, who was always a guiding beacon in the effort to achieve effective education for the young people of the community. It was wonderful to work for and with her. Her legacy lives on. She is fondly remembered. Ian & Pat Perry

From: John & Ann Kostyshyn
Relation: Friends of Pauline and Bill

Thoughts and prayers are sent your way to know others are thinking of you all and take comfort in all the memories and love.

From: Jim Hawkins
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

We have been away and just now heard from Ian & Pat that Theresa has passed away. It was a privilege and an honour to work with Theresa over the years. Her wisdom lives on in the education system she worked so hard to create. Our sympathies go out to the family.
Jim & Sheila

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
December 3, 2015
Beginning at 11:00am

Kehewin School Gymnasium

Kehewin, AB Canada

Kehewin, AB Canada


Date & Time:
December 1, 2015
Beginning at 3:00pm

Kehewin School Gymnasium

Kehewin, AB Canada

Leaving Grace Gardens at 3:00 p.m.

Kehewin, AB Canada

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