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Elsie Richard

November 14, 2021 — January 4, 2023

~Anungo-kaa Ikwezens~ “Many Stars Girl”

~Zhiishiigwan Ikwezens~ “Little Rattle Girl”

~Okisiko Iskwew~ “Sacred Girl”

Our Cherished One, gently passed in the arms of her dear mother, lovingly surround by four of her great grandmothers, and special aunties. Family, Physicians & Nurses witnessed little Elsie “Amazing” Grace’s valiant effort to overcome her illness, she gave it her best, however after two months, she became tired. With unwavering faith, we know she was met by Heavens Angels & our other Beloved Relatives. Elsie was a precious treasure who turned one year old while in hospital.

Left to grieve is her mother Georgie Pashe, her father Larry Richard, her siblings Gorgeous, Blaze, Mariah, Trae, Ava and Brysten, her grandmother Denise Pashe, grandfather William Gabriel, her great-grandma Lizzie Daniels, great grandpa Dennis Pashe, grandmother Shanny Richard and Great grandmother Mary Belle. Special uncle-dad Nick, auntie-mom Bernadette, aunties Chantelle, Raelynne, Sheena, Lenise and Erica, remarkable Kookoo Christa, great-grandmas Jacqueline, Lydia & Yvette.  Numerous grand parents, aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and playmates.

Elsie was lovingly named after three great-great grandmothers Elsie Grace Daniels, Elsie Pashe & Elsie Roulette.  She was a funny happy babygirl, who had the prettiest twinkly blue eyes & a sweet smile that would light up the room.  Oh, she just loved to eat and try new foods, a warm huggable gal who liked to cuddle & snuggle, loved to play with her sister, a busy bubbly baby who like to explore.  She liked Moana, Pink Fong and Baby Sharks Space Adventures, her dollies, toys, teddy bears, she would sweetly dance to nursery rhymes like, “twinkle twinkle little star” and “you are my sunshine” these songs will have a special memory in our hearts.  We will forever cherish precious moments we had with Elsie.

We are very appreciative for all who touched the young life of our adorable babygirl, heartfelt thank you to the Edmonton Stollery Children Hospital Amazing Doctors, Nurses, Kind Support Staff, the Winnipeg Children Hospital, The Dakota Tipi FN, the Long Plain FN, Jorden Principal Programs, DTFN Health Services, LPFN Health Services, DOCFS, the cooks, fire keepers, grave diggers, and every single person who came to help in our time of need.

Wake will take place at Keeshkeemaquah Conference Centre on Thursday, January 12, 2023 beginning at 4:00 pm.  Feast and Ceremony will be held at Keeshkeemaquah Conference Centre on Friday, January 13, 2023 at noon. Burial will follow at Old Sioux Cemetery.  Pallbearers are Chaske Pashe, Nikolaus Pankratz, Blaze Richard and Dakota Pashe, Honorary Pallbearers are all her little cousins, playmates, & daycare pals.

A tree will be planted in memory and cared for by McKenzies Portage Funeral Chapel.  www.mckenziesportagefuneralchapel.com

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Elsie Richard, please visit our flower store.

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

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Feast and Ceremony

Friday, January 13, 2023

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