John Kenneth Wassengeso

Born: Thu., Aug. 8, 1957
Died: Fri., Aug. 12, 2016


1:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sun., Aug. 14, 2016
Location: Rabbit Island Centre

Funeral Service

3:00 PM Tue., Aug. 16, 2016
Location: Holy Cross Mission

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John Kenneth Wassengeso (George)
"Slab" / "Kenny Boy"

A resident of Wikwemikong who passed away peacefully at Health Sciences North in Sudbury, on Friday, August 12th, 2016 at the age of 59. Son of the late Margaret George (nee Manitowabi) and of the late Bon George. Beloved husband of Winnifred Peltier. Loved father of Ursula (Neil) Bondy of Wikwemikong, Blair (Sunny) Wassengeso of Minnesota, Loved stepfather of Jason (Daphne) Peltier, Amy (Trevor) Assinewai, Julian (Gertie) of Wikwemikong, Brent (Tamey) of Spring Bay and Jacqueline Trudeau of Sudbury. Kenneth is survived by 15 grandchildren and 7 godchildren. Also survived by his siblings, Joanna (Mark) Manitowabi of Manitowaning. Bill (Larry) of Toronto, Sheila (Don) Nabigon of Pic River, Donna (Ken) Pangowish, Yolanda (Tony) and Peter (Kelly) all of Wikwemikong. Predeceased by son Alex, daughter Tammy and 2 grandchildren. Also predeceased by siblings Beatrice, Agnes, Tammy, Danny, Randy, Peggy and Bonita. Survived by his in-laws May, Ronnie (Junie), George (Marion), Barbara, Sandra, Joanna (Chris), Jennifer, Norma and Natalie (Eugene). Predeceased by his sister-in-law Quay.

Kenneth worked at Andy's Shell as a Heavy Equipment operator for 34 years. He was an outdoors man and loved to fish and hunt. He spent a lot of time with family/friends annually at the Sugar Camp and is the home of the Annual ATV Mud Run, was part of the Wiky ATV Mudders Club. He enjoyed playing sports for the Cape Smith Hay Stacks, Wiky Blues, and Murray Hill Slabs. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and relaxing at camp.

Family and friends will gather at the Rabbit Island Community Centre on Sunday, August 14th, 2016 at 1 pm. Funeral Services will be at the Holy Cross Mission Church in Wikwemikong on Tuesday August 17th, at 3 pm. Burial in the Wikwemikong Upper Cemetery.

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   Posted Mon August 15, 2016

   Posted Mon August 15, 2016
Kenny, as the Creator greeted you and took you into his arms, may you now rest and be at peace.

To Kenny's family, friends, and relatives, I empathize with you in your loss of this wonderful giving man. May the Creator give you strength during this difficult time. God Bless each and everyone.

Kenny will forever be in our hearts and will be greatly missed by all.

Annie Wenger-Nabigon
   Posted Tue August 16, 2016
My deepest condolences to Kenny's family. The loss of a husband, brother, father, uncle, grandfather, cousin, friend....all the places in your hearts where you hold him forever....may you find comfort in your memories. My prayers are with you.

Shari Sprack
   Posted Tue August 16, 2016
Remembering your wonderful and gentle soul will forever remain in our hearts. May you rest in peace! Prayers and fond memories are what we have to remember our dearly departed friend. My most heartfelt condolences to your family.

Rest in Peace my friend.

howard shawana
   Posted Tue August 16, 2016
sorry to hear of ken passing be strong will be sadly missed (buddy)

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