Maxine Hope Bear

July 6, 1965May 24, 2018

Born and raised in Whitecap/Saskatoon, Maxine was a very intelligent, artistic, big hearted lady. Maxine’s hobbies were beading, drawing and painting. Her love for her children, grandchildren and family was immense. Maxine is survived by her children Stephanie (Joseph) Langan-Bear, Heather Brittain, Laura Brittain, Rebecca Brittain, Paris Brittain, and Travis Brittain; 9 grandchildren; maternal siblings Darcy Bear, Nicole (Ray) Johnstone, Terry Parenteau, Greg Parentaeu, Richard (Sheri) Parenteau; paternal siblings Steven Littlecrow, Kevin Littlecrow, Rachel Littlecrow, Diane Littlecrow, Janet (Devin) Villeneuve, and Roland Villeneuve; special friend Calvin “Brad” Okemaysim. She was predeceased by her maternal grandparents Nicholas and Mabel (Red) Bear; mother Roseanna Royal; stepfather Ralph Royal; aunt Shirley Elliott; uncles Roy Bear and Raymond Bear. A Wake Service will be held on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 4:00 pm at the Whitecap Dakota First Nation Gym. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, May 28, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the Whitecap Dakota First Nation Gym.


  • Darcy Bear, Active Pallbearer
  • Terry Parenteau, Active Pallbearer
  • Kevin Littlecrow, Active Pallbearer
  • Donald Redbear, Active Pallbearer
  • Jason Bear, Active Pallbearer
  • Gregory Parenteau, Active Pallbearer


  • Wake Sunday, May 27, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, May 28, 2018

Maxine Hope Bear

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