Posted: April 1st, 2016

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August 13, 1967 – March 24, 2016.

All the angels are rejoicing as one more faithful servant enters the Kingdom of God. Joanne went home peacefully to be with our Lord and Savior on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at the age of 48 years.

Joanne will always be remembered for her kind genuine personality, humbleness, smile, sense of humour and her friendly nature, She was instrumental in bearing witness of her faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, and inspiring many to fight the good fight of faith.

Joanne grew up with her cousins and favorite cousin Glenda in Little Chicago. They did silly stuff together and were always up to no good. Before her illness she loved to play sports such as volleyball, fastball and slow pitch.

Joanne went to school at St. Paul’s day school, Cardston Elementary School, Glenwood school, Cardston High school, St. Mary’s High School, and Red Crow College. Joanne’s home Church was New Life Fellowship Centre.

Joanne will be lovingly remembered and missed by her husband Donald Wolf Child of 31 years; her two precious boys Winslow and Waylon; her father Martin (Judy) Curly Rider; her adopted parents Theresa Eagle Plume, Peggy (Roland) Big Throat; siblings Marion (Casey) Three Suns, Martin (Crystal) Curly Rider, Wilton Curly Rider, Reynold Curly Rider, Joshua (Stephanie) Curly Rider, Amelia (John) Crying Head, Glenda (Richard) Red Crow, Sharon (Scott) Curly Rider, Sandra Curly Rider, Norma (Marlin) Wolf Child, Danny Curly Rider, Darren Curly Rider, Benita (Derrick) Curly Rider, Bunny (Gilbert) Eagle Plume, Joey (Wilma) Eagle Plume; aunties Beverly Morning Owl, Theresa Eagle Plume, Beatrice (Dan) Hirsch, Bernadette Wolf Child, Lillian Curly Rider, Pauline Curly Rider; uncles Jack (Josephine) Curly Rider, Steven Curly Rider, Ed (Elaine) Chief Moon; mother-in-law, Mary Rose Gros Ventre Boy; father-in-law, Harrison Wolf Child; sisters-in-law, Sylvia (Patrick) Gros Ventre Boy, Molly Gros Ventre Boy, Rose (Stan) Hairy Bull, Margaret (Murray) Gros Ventre Boy, Christine (Bobby) Gros Ventre Boy, Charlene (Leon) Gros Ventre Boy; brothers-in-law, Harrison Gros Ventre Boy, Tex (Liz) Gros Ventre Boy, Cameron Gros Ventre Boy; great uncle Peter (Rita) Many Fingers; nieces, Tracy Three Suns, Tannis (Dominique) Ouellette, Madison, Matana Curly Rider, Vishura (Lance) Curly Rider, Angel, Emily Curly Rider; nephews, Matthew Curly Rider, Caleb (Marcy) Three Suns, Sheridan Three Suns, Silas, Brandon Curly Rider; grandchildren, Taleaya, Paisley, Kingston, Johnny, Kenyon, John Jr., Hannah, Tiera, Chloe, Luke.

Joanne was predeceased by her mother Emily Curly Rider (Morning Owl), her grandparents, Wilfred (Amy) Morning Owl, Jack (Maggie) Curly Rider; aunties, Molly Curly Rider, Julia Shouting; uncles, Jeffrey Morning Owl, Andrew Curly Rider, Gus Chief Moon, Leo Wolf Child, Patrick Eagle Plume, Roderick Shot Both Sides. We apologize for any names missed.

“She is clothed in strength and dignity and she laughs without fear of the future”. (Proverbs 31:25).

A Wake Service will be held at the Senator Gladstone Hall, Blood Reserve on Friday, April 1st from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. continuing all night at the New Life Fellowship Church. The Funeral Service will be held at the Senator Gladstone Hall, Blood Reserve on Saturday, April 2nd at 2:00 p.m. Interment in the Pioneer Cemetery.

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