Official Obituary of

Dr. Lena Heavy Shields - Russell

October 5, 1933 ~ March 29, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Dr. Lena Heavy Shields - Russell Obituary

Dr. Lena Heavy Shields – Russell

Ikkináínihki ~ Gentle Singer

October 5, 1933 ~ March 29, 2024

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Dr. Lena Heavy Shields–Russell, of the Blood Tribe, while surrounded by family, on March 29, 2024, at the age of 90.

A Wake Service was held on Sunday, April 7, 2024, at Gladstone Hall, Blood Tribe, from 6:00 PM until 11:00 PM.

A Funeral Mass was held on Monday, April 8, 2024, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Blood Tribe, at 11:00 AM.

Following the Funeral Mass, Lena was laid to rest at the Russell Family Plot - Iitsiksikkihkiniooyoo’pi.

Family and friends were welcomed to a feast at Gladstone Hall, following the Graveside Service.

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April 7, 2024

6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Senator Gladstone Hall
Box 0
Stand Off, Alberta T0L 1Y0

Funeral Mass
April 8, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Mary's Church
P.O. Box 123
Stand Off, AB T0L 1Y0


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