Evelyn Toulouse

Died: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018

Funeral Service


1:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wed., Nov. 28, 2018
Location: Island Funeral Home

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Evelyn Mary Toulouse (Bebamikawe)
January 23, 1938-November 27, 2018
“Hard Working Hands At Rest.”

In loving memory of the late Evelyn Mary Toulouse, born January 23, 1938.  Passed away peacefully at the Wikwemikong Nursing Home
on November 27, 2018, surrounded by her loving family by her side.  

Dear daughter of the late John Francis Bebamikawe and Rosalie Osawaminiki.  She was the youngest of 11 children.  Predeceased by
Joe Peter (Florence), Sarah, Jane, Irene, Wilfred, Elizabeth (Frank),
Henry (Stella), Lena, Victor (Rose), Antoine.  She will be reunited with her furry companions Mikey (the dog) and Kitty whom she missed dearly.  Cherished and loved by her nieces & nephews.  

She will be missed by her close friends Lima, Annie, Helena and Jacqueline, and all the staff and residents at the Wikwemikong Nursing Home
where she spent the last 4 years.  

Evelyn lived a simple independent  life.  She was hard working, lived on the Toulouse Homestead all of her life, farming, making preserves, gardening, harvesting maple syrup.  She enjoyed knitting, quilting and making
birch bark quillwork.  One of her quill box was recently included in the “Quill Boxes from Mnidoo Mnising Exhibition” at Carleton University Art Gallery in Ottawa on May 2018.  In her younger years, she worked at the Little Current Hospital in the housekeeping department.  Evelyn had a strong faith with her Catholic beliefs.  She always walked to and from church for Sunday service.  Her pastime was spent watching hockey and football and playing cards especially “war”.  

Resting at the Rabbit Island Community Centre
on November 28, 2018 with
Funeral Mass on November 30, 2018 at 1:00 pm Holy Cross Parish
Burial at Holy Cross Cemetery.  

A Golden heart stopped beating hard working hands at rest.  
God broke our hearts to prove to us He only takes the best.

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