(John) Percy Waskewitch, a man like no other, was born in a car, on January 11, 1938 which was a cold winter night, to Pete and Madeline (nee Lameman) Waskewitch, delivered by a lady from Red Pheasant that turned out to be the grandmother of his future daughter-in-law, Sarah. He was the second oldest of ten siblings. Percy had a strong work ethic and his motto was "Do it right the first time, so you don't have to do it again." He was a very skilled and detail-oriented carpenter who took great pride in his work. Many young men learned from his carpentry skills. His favorite pastime was listening to music, playing his guitar, and enjoying time with his friends, laughing, hunting and also fishing. Percy loved his grandchildren and his chapans. He would tell various stories of how he lost his fingers. He loved to tease them, and see the expressions on their faces.
We are sad to see him go, he lived a life that was not easy, however he lived his life to the best of his ability.
He was predeceased by: his wife, Dora (nee Heathen) Waskewitch (1998); his partner, Mildred Montana; his daughter, Audrey (1963); his son, Arnold Percy; his parents, Pete (1983) and Madeline (1991) Waskewitch; his grandparents, Sam and Nancy (nee Gladue) Waskewitch, and Paul and Mary (Whitstone) Lameman; his brothers, Sam Waskewitch (2020), and Jim Waskewitch (2022); his sisters, Christina Dillon (2018), Jean Watchmaker (2007), and Dorothy Cardinal (2019); his nephews, Clifford Dillon (2018), Nelson Dillon (2006), and Anderson Watchmaker (2010); his sister-in-law, Marilyn (nee John) Waskewitch (2016); and his brother-in-law, Charles Dillon (1990).
He leaves to mourn his passing: his children, Joseph (Sarah) Waskewitch, and Jason Cardinal; his daughters, Elizabeth (Glen) Waskewitch, Suzette (Dale) Waskewitch, Sophia Harper, Angela Littlewolfe, Roxanne Montana, and Larissa Cook; his adopted son, Henry Montana; his brother, Joe Waskewitch Sr.; his sisters, Lydia (Willard) Harper, Shirley Waskewitch, Lillian (Charlie) John, and Elaine Fox; his 28 grandchildren; his 22 great grandchildren; his numerous nephews, nieces, and cousins.
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