Posted: June 17th, 2016

1160_TMNTdyr8_Tailfeathers, Irene - June 2016


IRENE TAILFEATHERS was called home by our Creator on June 11, 2016. “AIPINAWAKII” (Far Seen Woman) was born into the Ni’taitsskaiksi (Lone Fighter) clan on November 20, 1929.

Irene is survived by her daughters Sherry, Pam (Kirk) Buffalo, Heather, and son Laurie (Rachel) Tailfeathers; sister Doreen (George) Little Shields; sisters-in-law Celina Good Striker; Sophie Tail Feathers; and Rosemarie Tail Feathers; brothers-in-law Joe Boutland; 10 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

She is predeceased by her parents Frank Sr. and Marion (Weasel Fat) Good Striker; husband Gerald Tail Feathers; brothers Frank Jr., Rufus, George Sr. and James, sister Queenie, Marjorie, Dorothy, Marion, Rubianne and Eileen, Brothers-in-law Harvey Tail Feathers, Kenneth Tail Feathers, Allen Tail Feathers, Fred Jr. Tail Feathers; sister-in-law Phyllis Wells and Rosie Tail Feathers.

Special thanks to Dr. Christensen and the staff at The Good Samaritan Society Lee Crest.

A Family Service will be held at Legacy Funeral Home, Cardston on Friday, June 17, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. The Wake Service will be held at the Old Saipoyi School, Blood Reserve on Friday June 17, 2016 from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Blood Reserve on June 18, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in St. Catherine’s Cemetery.

Email condolences to: legacycardston@gmail.com

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