It is with great sadness to announce the passing our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, daughter, sister, and sister-in-law and elder. Mamie Agnes Catt passed at the Health Science Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Saturday, May 16, 2015 with her family by her side at the age of 71 years.
Agnes was born Saturday, May 13, 1944 at Cedar Lake, Manitoba, where she was raised and lived until the relocation to Easterville, Manitoba in 1964. Agnes was united in marriage to Raymond Catt on February 16, 1964. Her and her husband Raymond Catt celebrated 51 years together and just celebrated their Golden Anniversary in 2014 with Community and Family.
Agnes was an active member to her community, she completed Department of College and Universities Affairs (2 year program) Community Health Worker on June 26, 1975, and she served for her community for 13 years as a Nurse. Later she enrolled into the Diploma Program with the Indian Affairs Child and Family Services leading her once again to serve 18 years of service for her community as the CFS Worker. She retired after of many years of employment.
Agnes was an active Elder for her community and supportive to the Chemawawin School; when she was invited to assist in functions. She will be remembered as a role model for her family and community and the positive energy that came with her. The stories and jokes she told will be missed by many. She loved fishing and hunting and trapping with her husband. She loved making moccasins and mukluks and gloves for her family. Agnes loved her family dearly and spending quality time with her sisters. She enjoyed cooking and baking for her family. She was a singer and her talent passed onto her grandchildren, Gospel, and Country music. She was a powerful believer in prayer.
Mamie Agnes Catt is survived by her husband Raymond Catt; children Elaine Gouldhawk (Reggie Walker), Delores Carlson (Orin Carlson) and Ann (Craig) Strowbridge; grandchildren Glenda Flett (Glen Bickel), John Flett (Teresa Young), Roxy Ross (Gordie), Winston Flett, Jesse Young, Asanna Strowbridge (Chance Kornick), Kelsey Strowbridge, Sydney Strowbridge, Roxy Strowbridge, Daniel Gouldhawk, Julian Gouldhawk, Jeffery Gouldhawk, Jessica George (Auggie Ledoux), Doreen Gouldhawk (Jimmy Jr Walker), Justin George; great-grandchildren Schyler Bickel, Tristan Bickel, Raysean Bickel, Shayla Brass, Kiera Flett, Payden Flett, Braxon Kornick, Chance Gerorge, Ciara Gouldhawk, Desmond Umpherville, Jessica Walker, Jerely Walker and James Feron Walker, Siva Brass; foster children Jane Mary Easter (Phillip Mink) and Cheryl Gerorge (Ray George); mother Alice George; brothers Percy (Mary Jane) George, Jack (Florence) George, Clifford (Virginia) George, Floyd George, Jonah George, Elvis (Doris) George, Thomas (Sandra) George, Kenneth (Sharon) George, Troy (Stella) George & Wayne Sinclair; sisters Margaret Klyne, Nellie (Axel) Easter, Linda George, Verna (Ed) Miller, Blanch Sinclair (Kevin Block), Marie (Scott) Bradbury, Marcia Easter, Pauline (Albert) Ross; brothers-in-laws Richard (Doreen) Bourassa, Ralph Thomas; sisters-in-law Sally Bourassa, Drucilla (Malachi) Young, Lena Gott, Beatrice Scott, Dorothy (Don) Martin, Rosemary George, Sheila George, Lorna George; aunties Lena Ledoux, Hilda Ledoux, Delia Ledoux; godchildren Lucious Easter, Eldon Lachose, Sheldon Lachose, Raymond Thomas, Elsie Daniels, Iona Umpherville, Johnny Mortin and Pierre Young; special friends Cecila Mink, Kenny (Rachel) Pronteau, Paul (Shirley) Pranteau, Morris (Martha) Bone, Cecila Sinclair and Patsy George; first cousins from Ontario, Elvis, Leonard, Paul, Donna, Jeffery and many more.
Mom was predeceased by her father Mcleod George; brother Leo George; grandparents Geordie and Elizabeth George, Thomas and Nellie (Ledoux); uncles George Ledoux, Marcel Ledoux, Bill Ledoux, Howard Ledoux, Clifford Ledoux, Adam (Rachel) George, Gideon George, Adopheus George, Ralph Ledoux; aunties Mary Margaret Ledoux, Marie Kuzio, Ida (Wallace) Thickfoot, Victoria (Rory) Hudson, Edith (Patrick) Umpherville; cousins Rose Daniels, Camelia George, Vina Chartier, Brian George, Clara George, Zacheus Umpherville; father-in-law and mother-in-law John ( Mary) Catt; sisters-in-law Louisa Young, Marie Catt, Harriet George and Virginia Thomas; brothers-in-law Winston Klyne, Herman George, Hillard Sinclair, Ambrose Gott; nephews Melvin Gott, Randy George; nieces Minnie Young, Elizabeth Young, Faith Thomas.
Monday, May 25, 2015 and Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Easterville Community Hall, Easterville, Manitoba
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12 Noon
Easterville Community Hall, Easterville, Manitoba
Presiders: Rev. Michael Chartrand, Rev. Stella Ledoux,
Pastor Gerald Houle
Easterville Community Cemetery, Easterville, Manitoba
Clayton George, Jason George, Harold Mink, Darren George, Arron George, Ernie George, Trevor George, Chris Klyne, John Easter, Austin George,
Errol Lachose, Joe Sinclair, Allan Easter, Raymond Mink,
Sheldon Bourassa, Donald Gott, Cory Thomas, Ian Leask,
Darren George, Shannon George, Lyndon George, Keith Klyne,
Leo Jr. George, Damion Easter, Terrance Easter, Jonathan Beardy,
John Sr. Flett, Vernon Highway, Brent George.
All Family and Friends.
We would like to thank the community for their generous donations and contributions by taking care of our immediate family with all the cooking
*Chemawawin Chief and Council
*Chemawawin Band Staff
*Arena Bingo Organization
*Chief Clarence Easter
*Cree Nation Child and Family Caring Agency
*People who donated items for fundraising
*Chemawawin Band Staff in cooking supper for family.
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