Shane Daniel Yellow Fly/Bear Hat

January 1, 1976 ~ April 8, 2022 (age 46)


Shane Daniel Yellow Fly (BearHat)


January 1, 1976 - April 8, 2022

Our precious Shane Daniel left us on Friday evening, after a lengthy illness, at home; surrounded by his family- (He fought hard to stay with us, but wasn’t meant to be-God need his child back) he is now happily reunited with his beloved daughter Gina n brother Kirk n his dad, Danny.

Shane was the first baby to be born in Bassano in 1976 New Year’s Day to Marion Joy & Daniel Bear Hat. He was spoiled by the nurses and nuns, who had given him many gifts! And he was also very spoiled by his grandpa & grandma & by his daddy. (Iikiikootpoka)

In his younger years; he went to live with his Auntie (Mom) Floria DC n took his cousins Kory; king; Joe as his sister n brothers. As he says my other family. He also called Auntie Polly- Mom. He was also always with grandma n grandpa Marina & Noel, whom he loved dearly. He loved his family specially his siblings n nieces n nephews. His favourite nephew Nevik would always FaceTime him specially when he got sick. Shane called him “Friday”

Shane was known for his friendly, kind, humble, outgoing nature n made friends where ever he went. He loved to hang out w his friends n family. (He gave his friends n family nicknames) He was so happy & proud when he had his first & only child with Pam Solway. He really cherished his beloved daughter n did everything for her. He enjoyed his family time with his baby girl “G”.

Sadly, she left us in June, 2020 and Shane was very devastated by his great loss and never got over it. He changed and dealt with his grief in all the wrong ways. Then losing his brother a year later - only added more grief upon him. He never got over his grief.

He received his education in Siksika n Calgary, Clearfield, Utah n received his high school diploma in Utah n had started taking a program in the field of Mechanics in Utah, but unfortunately didn’t complete it. He wanted to be a Mechanic to rebuild cars and all.

He worked as a carpenter with his cousins; also worked at various jobs with different companies throughout Alberta.

Shane always said, “Mom, don’t worry, be happy; it’s going to be alright”. And forgive the people who ‘ve hurt us. My boy was humble n a forgiven guy. He just wanted to enjoy life the best he could.

Shane will be greatly missed by all who knew him specially by his mom, who was there for him to the end. He loved his mom dearly.

He will be dearly missed by his mom, Marion Joy; siblings: Jamie (Shane GE);Tim (Glennis). nieces/nephews: Cain, December, Nolan (Kayla); kayira (Shoshone); Timothy Jr; Bella/Sophia; kayci (Marcus); Teague n Nevik; Dolan; Shawnell; Quintina; Kirksheena n 3 grandnieces - Annette YF; special companion Sherry Good Eagle (children);

auntie /mom, Floria DC (Kory/ Kingsley/Joe); aunties; Polly; Debbie; Sally; Rita Merna(Morris); Brenda; Letty; Sharon. Liz (Alvin) Big Crow (family) Ethel MT; Elaine(Roy)BC.

uncles; Eugene; Reynolds; Gordon; Gary; Allan (Jennifer) and Jerry Black Horse (Family) Douglas(Maryann)BH; Errol BH

He’ll also be missed by the mother of his daughter Gina: Pam Solway (20 +years together)

Adopted sisters/brothers; Michelle Crow Chief; Marlin Running Rabbit; Bryan Eagle Speaker.

He ‘ll be missed by numerous cousins n friends

Predeceased by: his beloved (only) daughter Gina Marya; his dad, Daniel (Danny) ; Brother, Kirk Shawn; grandmas, Marina YF ; Virginia (Allan) MT; Violet (Gilbert) B ; adopted daughter: Marty Broad Scalplock.

Aunties: Effy YF; Vivian BH; lily Healy; Doreen Wright

Uncles: Michael BH; Delbert BH

And by numerous relations/Friends

Extended relations: Yellowflys; Many Goods; Two Horns; Cutters; Ayoungmans; Foxes; Tail Feathers; Bear Hats; Wolf Collars; Running Rabbits;

Our apologies if we missed anyone

Special Thanks to His nurses: Tessa & Cheryl; Dr. Ho n Dr. Sharman & to the Doctors & Nurses on Unit 66 at South health campus. To Siksika EMS n community EMS .

Special caregivers at home: Mom & Tim & Jamie & Cain & Sherry GE & Auntie Polly & Auntie Elaine.

Wake service: Friday, April 15/22 6:00 pm to midnite
Home - #415 Map 3C, East Siksika
Funeral Services: Saturday, April 16,2022 @noon
Holy Trinity Church, East Siksika (Cluny)

Graveside Service to follow at Paul Little Walker Cemetery.

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April 15, 2022

6:00 PM
Home - #415 Map 3C
East Siksika
Siksika Nation, AB T0J 3W0

Funeral Service
April 16, 2022

12:00 PM
Holy Trinity Catholic Church (Siksika)

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