Shawn Hughie Robert Leask

December 16, 1988 ~ September 23, 2023 (age 34) 34 Years Old

Shawn Leask Obituary

Shawn was born in Swan River Hospital Manitoba. Shawn passed away suddenly on Saturday, September 23rd, 2023 in Calgary, Alberta.

Shawn attended school at Neil Dennis Kematch Memorial School until grade 9. He then attended school in Brandon for his high school years. Shawn’s passion was to travel; he loved to hitchhike. He enjoyed travelling to West Albert, British Columbia.

Shawn enjoyed visiting his parents, siblings, relatives and friends from Sapotaweyak Cree Nation. Shawn had numerous relatives from Saskatchewan.

Shawn will be greatly missed by his parents Delores and Hughie Leask.

Sisters: Kimberly, Kendall Cook

Stepsister: Priscella Cook

Stepbrother: Eric Cook

Nieces: Rebekah, Kyla, Alayna, Kendra, Vayda, Julia, Jessica, Akeelah, Gwendolyn

Nephews: Terrance, Anaustin, Raedee, Thomas, Gabriel, Eric Jr.

Shawn is survived by his grandfather Roderick Genaille

Aunts: Jennifer, Cheryl, Selena, Della. Nora

Uncles: Edward, Bruce, Dionne, Robin, Vincent, Nelson

Shawn was predeceased by his grandparents, Martha and Pearly Leask, and Helen Genaille.

His great-grandparents: Julia and Albert Cook, Ada and Louis Genaille.

Uncles: Edgar, Willard, Albert and Hubert

Special Kookums: Josephine and Maryjane



Wake service will begin at the residence of Hughie Leask and continue on from the Family Cultural Centre on Sunday October 15th, 2023, at 1:00 PM


Funeral Service

Funeral service will be held at the Family Cultural Centre on Monday October 16th, 2023, at 2:00 PM

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Funeral Service
October 16, 2023

2:00 PM
Sapotaweyak Cree Nation, Manitoba


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