ALANNA ROSE KABATAY Waskwanobineseek Bear Clan

Kabatay, Alanna

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Alanna Rose Kabatay announces her passing on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont.
Her family was by her side until the very end.
Alanna was born Oct. 1, 1995 in Fort Frances. She lived on the Seine River, Ont. all of her life and loved being home.
She worked at various jobs, always willing to help out were needed. She particularly enjoyed working with her uncle, Ed Rydoell.
Alanna loved being outdoors and with nature; she fished, hunted, and enjoyed boating, wild-rice harvesting, and picking blueberries.
She adored her family and loved every moment spent with them. She also enjoyed spending time with her pets, Boomer, Molly, Waboose, and Breezy.
Alanna leaves behind her parents, Lila Blackjack and Bryan Kabatay; sister, Twila Kabatay (Tim Smith); and brothers, Simon Kabatay, Dominic Blackjack, and Travis (Chelsey) Blackjack.
Also surviving are her niece, Kalistah Blackjack and nephew, Travis Blackjack Jr.; aunts and uncles, Linda (Raymond) Goodchild, Karen J. Kabatay, Cheryl (Kelly) Riley, Ava Kabatay, Michelle Kabatay, Tyrone Tenniscoe and Susie Lengil, Patrick Kabatay, Stephanie Blackjack (Vernon Horton), Hannah (Frank) Blackjack, Edward Rydoell, and Bill Allen Ferderber; as well as a large extended family.
Alanna was predeceased by her grandparents, Leonard Whitecrow, Elsie Blackjack, Russell Tenniscoe, and Lucy Kabatay; brother, Derek Blackjack; sister, Melanie Blackjack; aunt, Tanya Blackjack; and uncles, Johnny, Ronnie, and Leo Whitecrow.
A wake will be held Friday, April 8, 2016 from 4 p.m. at the Seine River First Nation gymnasium, with a traditional burial on Saturday, April 9, 2016.
Elder Andrew Johnson will officiate, with interment in the Seine River First Nation Cemetery.
The pallbearers will be Edward Rydoell, Adrian Perrault, Simon Kabatay, Jeff Boshkaykin, Travis Blackjack, and Dominic Blackjack.
If friends so desire, in memoriam donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 1093 Barton St., Thunder Bay, Ont., P7B 5N3.
Online condolences may be made in care of www.greenfuneralhomefortfrances.com.