Pierre Keith Kabestra-Paypompee
May 6, 1988 – January 2, 2021
Pierre Keith Kabestra-Paypompee "Atik Dootam" May 6, 1988 - January 2, 2021
We are deeply saddened by the loss of our son, brother, nephew, cousin, friend and after suffering an illness, Pierre passed away at the Health Science Centre on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at the age of 32 years.
Left to mourn his loss is his father, Darren (Darlene); his brothers, Jeremy, Benjamin and Justin. He is survived by his uncles, Jason, David, Howard, Eric, Chris (Colleen); his aunties, Carol (Eric), Dale (Jeremy) and Georgina; his nieces and nephews, Edwina, Viola, Jake, Lesa, Whitney and Jacob.
He will be missed by many cousins, relatives and friends, too numerous to mention.
He leaves this world to join his mother, Lisa Kabestra; his auntie, Valerie, his paternal grandparents, Walter Mandamin and Mavis Paypompee and his maternal grandparents, Eric Kabestra and Frances Cowley.
Pierre Kabestra was born in Kenora, Ontario and was registered at Noatkamegwanning First Nation, was living in Winnipeg, Manitoba at the time of his passing. Pierre Kabestra loved all his family and they love him greatly. Pierre loved to practice Kung-fu and Karate, and he practiced Karate through-out his teen years. He loved the outdoors, enjoyed fishing and was also in Boys Scouts and that is where he learned the ways of nature. Pierre was a hard worker, caring, quiet but strong and filled with determination. He loved being with his family and friends, always wishing the best for everyone.
The family would like to thank Winnipeg's Health Science's Centre and Brown's Funeral Home & Cremation Centre for their care, the family would also like to thank Shoal Lake #39 First Nation as well as Northwest Angle #33 First Nation for their financial support. " Kiiche'Miigwetch!"
A Traditional Wake Service will be held on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. at the Norman Community Centre. A Traditional Ceremony to follow on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. at the Norman Community Centre.
Pallbearers: Fernando, Jason, Jeremy, Sidney, Brandon, Dustin, Brent and Jonson.
When I come to the end of my journey And I travel my last weary mile Just forget if you can, that I ever frowned And remember only the smile
Forget unkind words I have spoken Remember some good I have done Forget that I ever had heartache And remember I've had loads of fun
Forget that I've stumbled and blundered And sometimes fell by the way Remember I have fought some hard battles And won, ere the close of the day
Then forget to grieve for my going I would not have you sad for a day But in summer just gather some flowers And remember the place where I lay
And come in the shade of evening When the sun paints the sky in the west Stand for a few minutes beside me And remember only my best
Online condolences may be made at www.brownfuneralhomekenora.com
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Traditional Wake Service
Sunday, January 10, 2021
Traditional Funeral Service
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Pierre Keith Kabestra-Paypompee
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January 12, 2021
I always loved the way he laughed and we had many laughs. farewell cuz, happy hunting grounds.