Katherine Proulx

1932 - 2022

Katherine (Kathleen) Ruth Proulx (Nee Kick-Jones) Zhaawshkogiizhigo Kwe "Little Blue Sky Woman" Turtle Clan Ojibwe & Oneida Descendant - Of Neyaashiinigmiing, peacefully passed away at the Owen Sound Regional Hospital on Wednesday November 16th, 2022. She was at the age of 89 years, shy of 6 days to her 90th. Daughter of Late Chief Charles Kegedonce Jones & Zetella (Ella) Ann Penn-Jones include Clara Kick & Russell McDougall-Williams. Devoted mother of Emily (Ivan) Preston, Brad Kiwenzie, Liz Akiwenzie, Charlotte (Steve) Vanevery, Ann Marie Proulx-White (Stanford) White, Chastity Jenner-Keeshig (Johnny Keeshig), Charmaine Jenner, and Jeremy Gwiss Proulx; adopted children, Grace Jones, Paul (Patty) Jones, Joyce Jones, Jenny (Darcy) Wood, Linda Jones, Vivian Barkley, Manley Jones, Glenda Vogl, late Glen Pedoniquott, Dave King, and Mark (Tabitha) Lavallee; and Goddaughter, Crystal Elliott. Predeceased by her parents; children, Sheila, Malcolm, Victoria; and adopted sons, John Snake & Evan Jones. Sadly missed by her numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She will also be missed by her cultural family all across Mother Earth. Family wish to express their gratitude to the caring staff at the Owen Sound Regional Hospital for their outstanding care given to Katherine. Family will gather at the Maadookii Senior Center on Neyaashiinigmiing, ON Friday November 18/22: first visitation 4pm-6pm. Saturday November 19/22 visitation 10am-12pm & 2pm-4pm dinner & drumming to follow 6:00pm. Her service will be Sunday November 20th at 11am. Celebration of Life Ceremony with a Wild game feast at 3:00pm. Donations to the Maadookii Senior Centre would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. Condolences may expressed online at www.whitcroftfuneralhome.com

It has been our honour to serve this family
Copyright  2013 Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel.  All Rights Reserved