OBITUARY

Wesley Philip Ironstar

February 14, 1965September 27, 2021

Wesley Philip Ironstar (Wagiya Ska Wica) passed away peacefully in Regina, Saskatchewan on September 27, 2021 with family by his side. Wesley was born in Wolseley, Saskatchewan on February 14, 1965.

Wesley was predeceased by his father: Henry Ironstar, special aunt: Amy KaKakaway, nephew: Everette Ironstar, and niece: Leslie Jolene Ironstar.

He leaves to mourn his passing, daughter: Alanda Ironstar (Leo), grandson: Trysen, mother: Alice Ironstar, brother: Glenn Ironstar, sisters: Elaine (Rodney) Keewatin, Jeannie (Don) Farrar, Joyce Ironstar, Martha (Daryl) Gartner, Doris (Tom) Der, nephews: Biddy Keewatin, Donovan Ironstar, Jaret Ironstar, Wesley Brian Gartner, Kevin Gartner, Bradley (Angeline), Eli (Chantel), Durango (Serena), and Landyn (Jessica) Ironstar, nieces: Evelyn Ironstar, Yvette (Rick) Ironstar, Nancy (John) Stiffarm, Alicia (Lowell) Wesley, Jenna (Kevin) Der, Charity (Chris) Pelletier, Starla (Michael) Sparvier, Regina (Greg) Delorme, Leslie (Kevin) Ironstar, and Luanna, and Allysen (Van) Johnson, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Adopted brothers who he had a close relationship and shared many good memories: Clyde O’Watch, Orson Eashappie, Leighton Eashappie, J.R Fox, Phillip Auger, and Kurt Ryder. A heartfelt thanks to his adopted sister, Brandi Cyr and her family. Pets, he loved cats and dogs: especially Gooch, Shokee, Bruno, Candy, Pal, Needlenose Ribs, Nerves and Big Head.

Wes loved to be in the company of friends and family, often giving them a unique nickname. Hours of stories and laughter passed by over a cup (or 6) of coffee. He loved to tease; people were drawn in by his trickery and kind heart. Wes was loved and was loved by all who knew him.

Funeral service was held on Friday, October 1st, 2021 by the Pow Wow Grounds, Ceg-A-Kin (Carry Kettle First Nation) at 11:00 a.m. with burial to follow in South Cemetery with Clyde O’Watch and John Stiffarm officiating.

The family would like to thank the MSU and ICU doctors, nurses and support staff at the Pasqua Hospital in Regina for their exceptional care for Wesley. There is no words that can express the care the medical team gave to Wesley at Pasqua Hospital, Lisa Baudry and Phoenix staff.

The family respectfully asks no babies or small children to be in attendance in accordance with our traditional protocol. Covid-19 Protocols will be in affect, please social distance and wear masks.

Services

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, October 1, 2021

  • Interment

    Friday, October 1, 2021

Memories

Wesley Philip Ironstar

have a memory or condolence to add?

ADD A MEMORY
Doris Ironstar -Der

October 5, 2021

Pinaminya, to all whose lives my brother Wesley touched in prayer. He followed his Indian way of life and he walked the talk. He loved Creator foremost before anything else and I thank you, all for sharing how he impacted your lives. Wesley would say, "Keep in prayer & help others." - Alice Ironstar (Wes Mom) Wesley's sister, Doris Ironstar- Der & his immediate family.

Margaret Mary Thompson

October 1, 2021

My ex husband, and I will forever be grateful for how Wes and Cindy helped us save our daughter by guiding us to 'traditional teachers'. So sad to hear of Wes' passing today and the separate path he chose. Wes, we will love you forever and just know the bravery, strength, perseverance of your spirit will live forever in our hearts.

Christine Madeley

September 30, 2021

Reinhold Fehler and I Christine Madeley would like to extend our condolences to Alice Ironstar and all extended families

Marie Eashappie

September 30, 2021

My Heartfelt Condolences to his Mom and the family n families of Wesley.. Such a wonderful Traditional man who loved to participate in our Nakoda ways..May the Creator bless you n comfort you all.

Brandi Cyr

September 30, 2021

Send my heartfelt condolences to the family. Wesley was a true brother and the best uncle to my children. He was my go to, best friend and mentor. We travelled all over helping our people in prayer. He always had good words to say about everyone. His call everyday n laughter will be truly missed. Journey well Wagiya Ska ❤️

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY