Donnelly ROWAN

Obituary of Donnelly Sidney ROWAN

October 27, 1983 – Calgary, Alberta
July 13, 2020 – Sacramento, CA, U.S.A

Donnelly, known as Murphy Rowan to most, was called into the Creators arms on Monday, July 13, 2020 in California at the young age of 36.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Crystalena; children, Isabelle, Mary Jane, Sydney, Murphy, Tarryn, Ailani, Donnatello, Carmello, Sebastian and Lisa -Joy;  godson baby Graham; parents, April and Donald; American parents, Leah and Spud; adopted parents, Rod and Emily;  sisters, Melanie (Curtis), Erin (Denny) ; brothers, Jacoby (Nikki) and Graham (Raven); in-laws, Keaven, Victori, Jaydean, Jovelle, and Nathan Sr.; as well as numerous brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces and friends all around the world.

Murphy was predeceased by his grandparents, (mom) Mary Jane and Jim, Christine and Edward; brother Cyrus; nephew Mathias; special sisters Lisa, Candace and Karla; aunty mom Shirley; uncles Gilbert and Albert; and friends Adrian, Jason and Barry.

He was loved by many all across the powwow circle, the family wants to thank you all for loving him and taking him in as your own.

Wake Services will be held at the residence of Donald and April Rowan, Tsuut’ina Nation, AB, on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

Funeral Service and Feast will be celebrated at The Tsuut’ina Nation Pow Wow Grounds Arbour on Friday, August 14, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Tsuut’ina Cemetery (Tsuut’ina Nation, AB). Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed on Donnelly’s obituary at

In living memory of Donnelly Rowan, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis and Holloway Funeral Homes, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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