PRAIRIE CHICKEN AllanPosted: October 28th, 2013
ALLAN PRAIRIE CHICKEN – Aotahkoisaapo’p (Yellow Plume), beloved husband of the late Sylvia Prairie Chicken, companion and best friend to Georgette Fox, passed away in Lethbridge on October 12th, 2013 at the age of 76 years.
He leaves to mourn his children Roger (Charlene), Calvin (Sandy), Allan Jr, Andrew, Karen, Michael (Deanna), Joey Prairie Chicken and Clinton Medicine Crane; 22 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren; also Gifford (Kelly), Elliot (Lani), Shawna (Joe), Jason (Deb) – 19 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; sisters Rosella, Lena (Richard Beudry), Nadine Eagle Child (Delray Wadsworth), Bonita (Kenny) Small Eyes; sister-in-law Raylene Young Pine. Allan was predeceased by his parents, Jim Prairie Chicken & Bessie Wolf Plume; grandson Kevin Prairie Chicken; siblings James, Richard, and Gary Prairie Chicken; aunties and uncles Charlie & Irene Bull Shields, Tom & Catherine Medicine Crane, Joe & Louise Healy; brother Andy Prairie Chicken. Extended families of Bernadette Black Water, Cecile Prairie Chicken, Bull Shields, Medicine Cranes, Yellow Old Womans, Knifes, Delaneys, Chief Calfs, Day Chiefs, Prairie Chickens, Families in Brocket, AB. His favourite past times included playing Bingo, VLT’s and hand games. He was a loving father and grandfather, always fussing over driving around family and making sure they got what they needed and where they needed to be – often taking trips to the States with grandchildren and buying them western wear – a Rancher at heart. His former work included working at the Lumber Mill in Sundry, construction of the Fire Station and Police Station in Stand Off with his brother Richard Prairie Chicken. He was a member of the Elders Advisory Council for 17 years at the Red Crow Community College and also served on the Board of Governors as an Elder Representative for 3 years. He was made an Eminent Scholar and received his Kainai PHD in 2003. He will always be remembered as a strong silent cowboy, always whistling a tune while watching his grandchildren play. A Wake Service will be held at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Blood Reserve on Friday, October 18th, 2013 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Blood Reserve on Saturday, October 19th,2013 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Michael Tipper Officiating. Interment in the St. Paul’s Cemetery. E-mail condolences to: firstname.lastname@example.org Legacy Funeral Homes Ltd. P.O. Box 208 Cardston, Alberta T0K 0K0 Phone (403) 653-3222 Fax (403) 653-3677 email@example.com