January 27, 1982June 26, 2020

On Friday, June 26, 2020, Jodi Rae Buckles, of the Standing Buffalo First Nation passed away at the young age of 38. Jodi is predeceased by her parents Arlene Buckles and Emmett Alfred Buckles Sr.; maternal grandparents, Evelyn Doris and George Yuzicapi; paternal grandparents Fred Buckles and Emma Redd; aunts Kathleen, Marie, Loretta Yuzicappi, and Eloise Buckles; uncles Ronald and Keith Yuzicappi, and Marvin Squires; cousins Leslie Parlane (Yuzicapi) and Calvin Redwood (Yuzicapi); brother Emmett Buckles Jr., sisters Louanne Deserly and Emma Buckles; nephew Elias Deserly; and daughter Aaliya Jewl Z’hanny Buckles. Jodi is survived by her sons Frankie and Prestyn Buckles, and Madden Creeley; daughter Emme’ia Creeley; sister Shelley (Fabian) Yuzicappi, Pearl (Larry) Headdress; brother Matthew (Brandy) Buckles; special brothers Greg Ryder and Bill (Alison) Stevenson; aunts Joyce Keewatin (nee Yuzicappi), Dorothy (Kem) Joyea, Pattie (Fred) Buffalo, Carol (Ken) Roussin, Vonda (Larry) Brewster; uncles Terrance Yuzicappi and Dave Rossi; and numerous nieces and nephews. Jodi loved her children and pushed them hard in their manners, kindness, and education. All who knew Jodi felt the love, loyalty, and support in her heart. A Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 6:00 P.M. at Victoria Funeral Home 2080 Victoria Avenue East, Regina, Saskatchewan with remembrance at 7:00 P.M. A Funeral Service will on Friday, July 3, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. at Victoria Avenue Funeral Home with the interment to follow immediately at Our Lady of Light Cemetery, Standing Buffalo First Nation, Pastor Glen Povey and Minister Ron Quewezance will be officiating, and an Elder to facilitate traditional prayers. A luncheon will be provided after the interment outside the chapel. The family of Jodi Rae Buckles would like to extend their sincere appreciation for the support received from the Regina General Hospital MICU doctors and nurses for their care and work for Jodi. To leave an online message of condolences, please visit.


  • Kevin Friday , Pallbearer
  • Terrance Yuzicappi , Pallbearer
  • Isaiah Deserly , Pallbearer
  • Greg Ryder, Pallbearer
  • Jeffrey Redwood , Pallbearer
  • Chaske Yuzicappi Cadotte , Pallbearer


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Donna West

July 2, 2020

Frankie, Prestyn, Madden, Emmie
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. At this time, no words can be enough to fill the void she will be leaving in each of your hearts. Know that my prayers and thoughts are with you. She was such an amazing mom . Stay strong and hang on to the memories she created with each of you. Love Donna and the CityKidz Team.