Annie Ena

Date of death:
Wednesday January 17, 2018

The Calgary Sun, AB

Ear, Annie Ena - June 15, 1942 - Morley, Alberta January 17, 2018 - Morley, Alberta It is with heavy hearts, we announce the passing of our beloved Annie Ena Ear, she passed away peacefully in her home on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at the age of 75 years. Ena was born and raised in Morley, AB. She received her education at residential school. She was a strong believer in her traditional and cultural ways. She enjoyed and participated in Sundances and travelling to powwows, rodeos, and hockey events. As a teenager, she was an athletic and enjoyed and won many trophies for her track and field team. She worked as a supervisor/custodian at the old Morley gymnasium for many years. Ena was a humble, loving, caring and generous to everyone she knew. Ena is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Sam Ear; daughters Sophia, Jenard, Natisha, Jan (Dennis. Jr), Kelly (Shane), and Michelle; adopted daughters; Charlene (Ferlin), and Melrose Stephens; adopted son Myron (Diane) Baptiste; special son-in-law Wyatt Rider; special grandson Ryan Stephens; special nephew Darcy (Kathy) Dixon; sisters Lucy Stephens, Mary Stephens, Violet Amos, and Madeline Stephens; sister-in-laws; Francis (Donny) Ear, Christine Ear, Marjorie (Frank) Chiniquay, Virginia (Gordon) Wildman, and Josephine Simon; twenty-three grandchildren and thirty great-grandchildren; as well as numerous cousins, nephews and nieces. She also left behind the extended families of Stephens, Ear, Bearspaw, Baptiste, Dixon, Lefthand, Smalleyes, Benjamin, Twoyoungmen, Kootneay, Powderface families and relatives in Hobbema. She is predeceased by her parents Bella Stephens and Alec Ear; in-laws Moses and Christine Ear; sisters Christine and Alice Stephens; sons Sammy and Dion Ear; daughter Loretta Rider; and grandson Tranden Ear. We apologize if we have missed anyone. Wake Services will be held at the residence of Sam and the late Annie Ear (Morley, AB) on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Funeral Services will be held at the Morley Youth Centre (Morley, AB) on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Bearspaw Cemetery (Morley, AB). Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In living memory of Annie Ear, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Cochrane, 369 Railway Street, Cochrane. Telephone: 403-932-4740. The Calgary Sun, AB, 2018-01-20

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