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Connie Rabbit Carrier

February 6, 1938 ~ March 5, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Connie Rabbit Carrier Obituary

Connie Rabbit Carrier Issapa’kii (Crow Woman), of Siksika Nation, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones at the South Health Campus Hospital, Calgary, Alberta on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at the age of 86. She was born on February 6, 1938, and resided in Siksika Nation all her life. She met the love of her life Michael Rabbit Carrier in 1954 and together they were happily married for 70 years raising 4 boys and 3 girls. They also had numerous grand/great children and many adapted Forster children. I must not forget her companion and best friend her cat “Whisky.”

 She will be sadly missed by her Sons: Fred (Pam), Keith, Elroy (Lenora), Wayne Turning Robe (Trina), Merle Good Eye, Dallas (Katie) Young Pine, Robin Big Snake, Woodrow Olds, and beloved Daughters: Rhoda (Leonard), Ann (Clement), Maureen, Anita Eagle Bear (Randy), Laverna McMaster (Wayne), Yolanda (Camron) Crow Child, Leita Peace Maker, she also leaves behind 28 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren Auntie: Eve Yellow Old Woman Brother: Marvin Maguire (Sandy) Sisters: Liz Scout, Lydia Brass, Emily nee Buffalo (Fred) Stoyka, Marge nee Buffalo (Joe) Anderson, Sisters-in-law: Alexandria Cat Face, Rosalyn Creighton, Vivian Running Rabbit, Ina Maguire, Donna Running Rabbit Brothers-in-law: Victor Star Light, Clayton (Joan) Many Gun, Gerald (Laura) Sitting Eagle.  

Mom was close to all her First Cousins, Extended Relatives, Nephews, and Nieces far too numerous to mention.

Predeceased: by her beloved, husband of 70 years, Michael Rabbit Carrier Sr. Parents: Fred (Victoria) Turning Robe, Felix Buffalo In-Laws Mike (Louise) Rabbit Carrier, Dave Sun Shoe and wife Siipa Ada Black Rider, Mike (Francis) Running Rabbit, Sons: Gerald Micheal Rabbit Carrier Jr, Orton Rabbit Carrier, Walter (Lynda) Stevens, Raymond Black Face Jr, Gerald Black Face Grandsons: Jackson Rabbit Carrier, Arwin Rabbit Carrier Great Grand Daughters: Sundance Rabbit Carrier, Gloria Rabbit Carrier Daughter: Germain Black Face Sisters: Alice (Wild Cat) Good Eye, Ceclia (Clifford) Eagle Speaker, Susan (Chris) Strangling Wolf, Mary Crier (nee Buffalo), Freda Buffalo, Victoria Viola (Dola) Buffalo. Brothers: Raymond (Isabelle) Blackface, Jim (Martha) Black Face, Levett (Ann) McMaster, Angus (Phillis) McMaster, Wilson Buffalo, Ernest Buffalo, Percy Buffalo, Chief Frank Buffalo, Darrel (Judy) Royal Uncles: Jack (Agnes) Eagle Bear Joe (Olive) Turning Robe George (Isabelle) Turning Robe, Gerald (Clara) Turning Robe, Charlie (Gertude) Turning Robe, Willy Many Heads, Charlie Dushack (Hazel) McMaster, Albert Slim (Annie) McMaster, Howard McMaster Sr, Tom McMaster Auntie: Ivy (Felix) Maguire Brother In-laws: Kenneth Rabbit Carrier, Stanley Running Rabbit, Gerald Running Rabbit, Henry (Florence) Back Fat, Simon (Josephine) Sitting Eagle, Francis (Ann) Lighting, Jerry (Bernadette)Young Pine, Clifford (Roselyn) Many Guns, Willy Scout Sisters In-laws: Marie (Francis) Water Chief, Gail Rabbit Carrier, Elanor Star Light, Ann Sharron Running Rabbit, Sylvia (Allan) Prairie Chicken, Rose Hill,

Cousins, Nephews, and Nieces are too numerous to mention, remembered but not forgotten.

Extended Families: Turning Robe, McMaster, Eagle Bear, Running Crane, Water Chief, Yellow Horse, Blue Bird, Eagle Speaker, Maguire, Big Tobacco, Blackface, Sitting Eagle, Good Eagle, Back Fat, Black Rider, Low Horn, Strangling Wolf, Scout, Star Light, Buffalo, Montour, Lighting, Black Horse, Prairie Chicken, Many Heads, Good Eye, McDougal, Knife, Big Snake, Breaker, A Youngman, Many Guns, McDonald, Knife, Wolf Child, Axe, Old Woman, Drunken Chief, Owl Child, Prairie Chicken, Yellow Fly. The family apologizes if we missed anyone.

The family would like to thank the doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, and special teams from the Rapid Assist Unit, and the Indigenous Hospital Liaison Cheyanna Casey at the South Health Campus Hospital.

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Services

Wake Service
Sunday
March 17, 2024

6:00 PM
Gordon Yellow Fly Memorial Arbour, West End

Funeral Service
Monday
March 18, 2024

11:00 AM
Gordon Yellow Fly Memorial Arbor

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