Obituary of Frances Suzanne Anaquod
Waabishkaa Waabigan Ikwe
(White Flower Woman)
Our beautiful Mom, Kokum, Big Kokum, Little Kokum, Sister, Aunt, and friend went home to the Creator on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at the age of 84 years. She was a long time educator, who touched the hearts of many students. Frances was a strong advocate of Anishinabemowin (Ojibwe) and was respected by all who knew her. Frances was predeceased by her Husband Gerald (Jerry) Anaquod; her Parents, Joseph and Elizabeth Fontaine; Mother and Father-in-law, Nellie and John Anaquod; Sisters, Dora (Joe Guimond), Mildred (Henry) Courchene, Lucy (Frank) Daniels, Lillian Fontaine; Brothers, Henry (Maxine) Fontaine, Louis Fontaine; Brothers-in-law, Allan Courchene, Morris Anaquod, Lloyd Anaquod, Glen Anaquod, Alex LaForte, Ernest Aubichon; Sisters-in-law, Velma Aubichon, Theresa Anaquod; and Grandchildren, Anthony Anaquod, Matthew Sparvier, Joseph Bellegarde-Mantee, Angie, Ronnie, and Eli Bell. Frances is survived by her Sons, Elden (Tanya) Anaquod, Barry (Sharon) Anaquod; Daughters, Brenda Anaquod, Elaine (Chipper) Courchene, Sharon Anaquod; Sisters, Evelyn LaForte, Margaret Courchene, Madeline Courchene; Brother Harold Fontaine (Brenda); Sister-in-law Linda Anaquod; Brothers-in-law, Eugene (Judy) Anaquod, Robert “Bob” Anaquod. Special thanks to Chief Melissa Anaquod Tavita, Council, Muscowpetung FN. A most special thanks to the Piapot FN Community.
She is also survived by her treasured Grandchildren, Stephen Anaquod-Desjarlais, Melissa Thomson, Ashley Bell, Andrea (Chad) Peters, Christopher (Dakayla) Bellegarde, Jonas (Lyndsey) Bellegarde, Shannon (Will) Bellegarde, Chad Thomson, Michelle (Garry) Thomson-Swampy, Vanessa (Rob) Anaquod-Sparvier; 29 Great-Grandchildren; one Great-Great-Grandchild; special mention of Great-Grandson Leo Peters; Nephew Phil Anaquod; as well as numerous relatives and friends across Canada.
Prayer Service Little Flower Parish on Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. Wake will be held at Piapot First Nation Band Hall on Friday, September 2, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Piapot First Nation Band Hall on Saturday, September 3, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be held at the Gerald and Frances Anaquod Cemetery, Muscowpetung First Nation, SK.
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