North Peigan, Julianna

March 14, 2019 - 3:38pm Updated: March 15, 2019 - 4:03pm
Monday, March 11, 2019
Lethbridge, Alberta

JULIANNA NORTH PEIGAN, of the Peigan Nation, beloved wife of the late Fred North Peigan, passed away peacefully at the Good Samaritans Park Meadows Village, on Monday, March 11, 2019 at the age of 82 years.

Born on the Peigan Reserve to parents John Rabbit and Annie Cross Chief (Mouse), went to Sacred Heart Catholic Residential School in Peigan Nation Brocket from 1941 to 1949. Julianna worked side by side with her late husband Fred on fruit farms throughout Washington, U.S.A. and B.C., Canada.

In 1969, Julianna trained to be a teacher's aide and was employed at W.A. Day Elementary School in Fort Macleod, AB, till retiring in 1982. Julianna was also a member of Peigan Chief and Council from 1986 to 1989. Julianna was very involved with her church and Elders Centre. She was a skilled quilt maker and everyone loved to get one as a gift, especially grandchildren.

Her greatest gift was her love and compassion for all those she met, fellowshipped and visited with.

Wake Services will be held at PIIKANI LIGHTHOUSE FELLOWSHIP, Brocket, AB, on Sunday, March 17, 2019 from 4:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M. and Monday, March 18, 2019 from 4:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M.

The Funeral Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Mel Boerema officiating.

Following the Funeral Service, Julianna will be laid to rest in the Brocket Cemetery.


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