Community of Weagamow Mourns Sarah Sakchekapo

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sunset at Mount McKayWEAGAMOW FIRST NATION – The community of Weagamow Lake regretfully conveys and mourns the loss of our elder and band member Reverend Sarah Sakchekapo.

Reverend Sakchekapo passed away in Dryden at the age of 78. The late Reverend Sarah Sakchekapo succumbed to her illness on May 9th, 2014 in Dryden, Ontario at 2:55PM CDT

The late Reverend Sarah Seikchekapo is survived by her children, Kenina(Gaetan), Linda, Margaret(Matio), George (Charlene), Mary (Jon), John and Naomi. She also leaves behind numerous grandchildren, great­ grandchildren, nephews, nieces, cousins, brothers, sisters, and other extended family members. · ‘ ·

She is predeceased by her late hµsband,·Joseph Sakchekapo, great-grandson, Joseph Sakchekapo-Davis, and othe.rlrnmed!ate and extended family members.

Viewing will be held at the,, Sioux Lookout Funeral Home on Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 from 11:00AM CDT to 1:00PM CDT.

The body of the late Reverend Sarah Sakchekapo will be flown to her home community on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, and wake service will be held in the Gymnasium.

Funeral service will be held at the Gymnasium, Wednesday May 14, 014 starting at 11:00AM.

Bishop Lydia Mamakwa from Kingfisher Lake will be officiating the service. Interment will be at the at the cemetery will be Jake & Harriet Sawanas.

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