Viola Kitchikake

Died: Wed., May 2, 2018

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In Celebration of Life for
Viola Mary Kitchikake
November 13, 1948-May 2, 2018

After 69 years our mother, Viola Mary Kitchikake passed on to glory land May 2, 2018 surrounded by close family and friends. She will be greatly missed by her children Ruby Thompson (Darryl), Christopher Thompson, Cherie Roy (Ron) from Sheguiandah, Kim Kitchikake (Tyson) from Wikwemikong. Close friend and father to her children Francis Thompson of Sheguiandah.As she begins her journey, Viola will be greeted by her mother Nancy Peltier of Wikwemikong, her brothers Clemen, Tony, John, Jimmy. Sisters Doris and Alice whom she missed so dearly. Daughter Lorelei Gabow and her angel grandbabies.
Our beautiful, kind momma, was an avid hockey fan whether playing herself or watching her grandchildren play. A strong believer in Anishinaabemowin that led her to becoming a Native Language teacher across Turtle Island. Her favourite past times were therapeutic coloring, crosswords, native crafts/beading, bingo, casino trips, and elder’s activities. Her gentle spirit can be seen in her beautiful, humble smile.
Nokomis’ memory and strength will live on through all her grandchildren and great grandchildren who she loved so much, they were her pride and joy! Her greatest pleasure was being with family and having family gatherings.

Visitation: Saturday May 5, 2018 at St. Ignatius after 12:00 pm

Funeral: Monday May 7, 2018 at St. Ignatius at 11:00 am

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Shirley McCulligh
   Posted Sat May 05, 2018
So sorry for your loss she was a great neighbor when she lived in Little current

Jan McMurray
   Posted Mon May 07, 2018
To Viola's entire family I extend my sincerest condolences. She was a kind person, with a great sense of humor and she had the most beautiful smile that lite her entire face. She will be missed. R.I.P Viola

georgina nahwegahbo
   Posted Mon May 07, 2018
I am shocked to hear that my friend passed away, we have been down South at another funeral. My condolences to her children and relatives, may fond memories keep her life alive in each of you. I will miss her because we always had a lot to share in Ojibwe, we have lost another fluent speaker. May she rest in peace!

Sharon Corbiere-Johnston
   Posted Wed May 09, 2018
Hey Ruby, so sorry for your loss. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and may you find strength in knowing that others care.

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