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May 12, 1958 - June 8, 2018


On June 8, 2018, Mrs. Vera Half of Saddle Lake, passed away at the age of 60 years. She is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Lester; 2 sons, Leroy (Candace) & John; 2 daughters, Melissa (Reggie Steinhauer) & Suzette; 7 grandchildren, Judith, Jessica, Marlee, Lindsay, Jesse, Everett & River; 3 great-grandchildren, Draven, Julianna, Kellen; Baby Silva; goddaughter, Nina; mother, Annie Matoosk; siblings, Julia Cryer (Alvin), Florence Cryer, Mary Louise (Thomas) McCarthy, Eliza Moosewah, Julia Moosewah, Ernest Moosewah, Charlie Moosewah, William Moosewah & Raymond Moosewah; numerous nieces & nephews. Vera was predeceased by her father, Ernest Moosewah; daughter, Kayla; granddaughter, Allisa; brothers, David Cryer & Percy Moosewah; maternal grandparents, David & Stella (nee Sunday) Matoosk; paternal grandparents, Baptise & Christine Moosewah. A Wake will be held on Tuesday (leaving Grace Gardens at 2:30 p.m.) & Wednesday, June 12 & 13 at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, June 14 at 11:00 a.m. at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake. Reverend Robert Wright will be officiating, with interment in Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery, Saddle Lake. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.

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From: Michael weinmeier
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Sending condolences to the family

From: Gordon & Louise Dunning
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Our condolences to Lester and family what beautiful woman May she rest in peace

From: Vera M. Cardinal
Relation: nikweme

Sending our prayers and condolence, to the Half Family……may you rest in peace nikweme.

From: Len Cardinal
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Mr. Lester Half and family. May God’s spirit of care and grace watch over your house hold. Our condolences and love is sent to you, and all extended family members who knew her.

Service Schedule


Date & Time:
June 12, 2018
Beginning at 2:30pm

Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake

Leaving Grace Gardens at 2:30 p.m.

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
June 14, 2018

Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake

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