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Bruce Martin Thunderchild

June 6, 1956 ~ January 2, 2019 (age 62)

     Bruce was born in Fort Qu'Appelle, SK and was raised by his grandparents, Ed and Helen Thunderchild.  He was active in the Cowboy Society for many years. He participated in all the cultural activities.  He played soccer with the Monsters, fastball with the TC Clippers, and hockey.  He was very active in the sports community  right down to driving the zamboni.  He was a champion grass dancer and it was his passion! He travelled all over Canada and the U.S.A.  He taught younger generations to bead, sew, make pow-wow outfits and to hunt.  He will always be remembered for his kind heart, laughter, and storytelling.  He took great pride in all of his pow-wow families. He loved to sing pow-wow and round dance music.  His greatest gift was to make people laugh.
   He is predeceased by:  his parents, Rose Armstrong and Moise Cook; his grandparents, Ed and Helen Thunderchild; his uncles, John Thunderchild, James Thunderchild, Victor Thunderchild and Quincy Thunderchild; and his aunts, Nancy Jimmy and Mary Jane Weekusk.
     Bruce is survived by:  his children, Thomas Martin Thunderchild (Latoya), Helen Thunderchild (Kacie), Jody Buffalo (Kalie) and Carmen LittleJohn; his grandchildren, Samuel, Clara, Saidee, Trinity, Kassidy, Devonne, and Gia; his brothers and sisters, Delia Thunderchild, Delores Thunderchild, Fred Thunderchild (Alvina), Doreen Carrier (Glen), Wilmer Armstrong (Audra), Charlie, Evelyne, Simon (Norma), Sophie (Wilson), Melanie, John (Loret), Lisa, Samson (Darlene), Baptiste, Oliver, Douglas (Debra), Shirley (Dennis), and Ardelle;  his aunts, Margaret Ballantyne (Fred) and Mary Thunderchild; his uncle, Harrison Thunderchild (Bernice); his special nieces, Amanda, Melissa and Ashley; his special cousins, Tom (Flowers), Mike and Naomi; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and relatives.

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