The family of Jimmy Kahpoonapit of Big Island Lake Cree Nation is saddened to announce his passing in Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan on Friday, October 8, 2021 at the age of 85 years.
Jimmy is lovingly survived by his six children: Beatrice Kahpoonapit (Eric George), Judith Kahpoonapit, Linda Kahpoonapit, Jeanette Kahpoonapit, Maurice Kahpoonapit, Glen Kahpoonapit (Ida Berland); adopted son: Harvey Joseph; four grandchildren who he raised: Riley Kahpoonapit, Corey Kahpoonapit, Cher Singer, Claire Singer; as well as numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, & great great grandchildren; niece: Elizabeth Sandfly.
Jimmy is going into the arms of his two sons: Richard Kahpoonapit, Clarence Kahpoonapit; daughter: Marina Kahpoonapit; parents: William & Mary Kahpoonapit; four grandchildren: Jared, Tracy, Jade, Corey; two great grandchildren: Cole, Lee; sister: Esther Kahpeepeenahpaw.
Going Home, Monday, October 11, 2021 leaving Memento Funeral Chapel, Cold Lake at 11:00 a.m. to Big Island Lake Band Hall, Big Island Lake Cree Nation, Saskatchewan.
Funeral Service, Wednesday, October 13, 2021at 11:00 a.m., Big Island Lake Band Hall, Big Island Lake Cree Nation, Saskatchewan with the Band Elders officiating. Honorary Pallbearers: Everyone who knew Jimmy. Pallbearers: Jonathan Sandfly, Mitchell Sandfly, Leon Sandfly, Romeo Sandfly, Russell Sandfly, Dale Wahpistikwan.
Final resting place, Big Island Lake Cemetery, Big Island Lake Cree Nation, Saskatchewan.
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