Myra Brass-Kematch

May 8, 1964 ~ January 4, 2024 (age 59) 59 Years Old

Myra Brass-Kematch Obituary

On Thursday, January 4, 2024 @ 5:30 AM at the Swan Valley Hospital our mother, sister and aunt peacefully departed to be with the loved ones who left before us.

Myra was born on May 8, 1964, in Birch River, Manitoba. Parents Sternie “For Drive” Kematch & Mariam Kematch (Nee Campeau) of Sapotaweyak Cree Nation.

Myra grew up in Shoal River, Manitoba. She received her schooling at the Pelican Rapids School and in Winnipeg, Manitoba @ the Gordan Bell High School. She grew up with Cousins/Sisters Annabelle Tucker, Barbara Cook and friends Vivian “Lana” Ballantyne & Sharon Brass. She was later married to Husband Eldon Brass, in the later years they separated but still remained close friends. She was known as “Mom” to many. She always helped when needed whether it was house cleaning, cooking, Bannock making and a listening ear. She loved to tell her story and considered herself an open book. Mom was a true believer in our Lord & Savior and respected all walks of life. She had a spot for everyone in her heart.

She leaves her daughters, Rhonda Loonfoot (Beardy) & Tessa Cook – Kematch (Jeffery Cook). Son’s Billy Brass, Dusty Brass and her baby Zacharias Brass.

Grandchildren: Jonas, Ryder, Cassie, Tommy, Emmanuel, Jeffery, Mikayla, Ella, Elijah, Serenity, T.J, Paris, Carly, Grace, Dane & Layla.

Great Grandchild: Layla Kematch.

Sister, Flora Kematch-Cook (Reynold Cook).

Brothers, Earnest Kematch & Delbert Kematch

Many nieces, nephews, cousins and relatives, too many to mention.

Predeceased by her parents, Sternie & Mariam Kematch. Brothers, Gilbert & Alfred Kematch. Son Elijah Blue Brass. Niece Kimberly Ann Kematch. Grand Parents, Denham & Arabella Kematch and David & Flora Campeau. Uncles, Stanley Kematch, Joe Arrow, Alfred, Edward, John Robert, Clemmie, Joseph (Joe), William & Clarence (Balder) Campeau. Aunties, Bella Ann Kematch, Lydia Genaille, Sylvia Cook & Annie Sanderson.

We the family would like to thank the Swan Valley Hospital Doctors and Staff, SCNHA, SCN Loonie Bin, SCN Chief & Council and SCN Administration. Cooks & Helpers. If we missed anyone it was not intentional.

Thank you all for your kind words, prayers and condolences. Mom will be truly missed and loved by many.

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January 18, 2024

1:00 PM
Family Cultural Centre
Main Street
Pelican Rapids, MB R0L 1L0

Funeral Service
January 19, 2024

1:00 PM
Family Cultural Centre
Main Street
Pelican Rapids, MB R0L 1L0


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