Karen Manitowabi

Died: Sat., Jul. 6, 2013


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In Loving Memory of
Karen Mary Louise Manitowabi
“Niizhomakwagaabwiikwe”  
Two Standing Bears Woman

of Wikwemikong
January 15, 1960 - July 6, 2013

Died peacefully surrounded by family and friends at Health Sciences North Hospital on Saturday at the age of 53.

Beloved Mom to Bradley, Chas (Casey) and Jeanette;  will be missed by their father Douglas and grams Lucy Ida Pitawanakwat.  Cherished Mama to Steve, Ava-Rain and Layla Rose.  Dear daughter of  Alex and Victoria Manitowabi (both predeceased).  Dearly missed by sisters Maureen (Randy), Cindy (Howard), June (Ron), Paulette (Luke), Claudette (Todd), Velma, Wilma, Fedra (predeceased) and brother Warren.  Survived by her special mentors Aunts Liza, Theresa, Edna and Uncle Peter.  Will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, foster children, water walkers and her rain dance family.

Karen enjoyed spending her time with her loving children and grandchildren who brought the best out of her. She also spent most of her time providing traditional teachings. Karen travelled to many places in Canada to help those in need of healing through cedar bath teachings. Karen had a very welcoming heart to those she touched with her presence. Karen enjoyed many things such as camping, fishing, hiking, gardening, and travelling to attend ceremonies. She will be missed immensely by many communities.
Karen’s spirit will continue to be felt by our love.
  
Resting at Holy Cross Mission Church  Wednesday at 3:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
at 11:00 a.m. Saturday July 13th in Wikwemikong
Fr. Henk van Migiel, sj officiatingWill lay to rest at 113 Maiangowi Rd., Murray Hill

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Isadore Toulouse
   Posted Thu July 11, 2013
My deapest sympathies to all of you at this time! Karen was a special woman with many qualities! Always smiled with a hello when we saw one another. "Weweni-ni-bi-mo-sen ngabewinong nikeyaa!"

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