Obituary of Dale Marie HINVES
PaaKii-tsa-ki “Outgoing/Friendly Woman”
October 26, 1953 – Siksika Nation, Alberta
December 17, 2020 – Vulcan, Alberta
Dale Hinves of Vulcan, AB, was reunited with her loving husband Kenneth Allyn Hinves, on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at the age of 67 years.
Dale was born in Siksika Nation, AB on October 26, 1953.
Dale was a manager for the Tribal Administration for many years, overseeing numerous departments. She enjoyed and took pride in the work she did for the Nation.
Dale’s favourite past times included jigsaw puzzles and crosswords. She also had a great love and compassion for animals. Dale spent much of her earlier years on the golf course with her husband Ken. Dale and Ken had a passion for travelling and socializing with their many friends. They also enjoyed spending their winters in their vacation home in Thousand Palms California.
Dale is survived by her daughter Mary-Anne and her son Brent (Tara); her granddaughter Julian, grandson Billy and great-grandson Dante, stepdaughter Diane (Dave) and stepsons, Billy (MJ), and David (Bernice). Dale is also survived by her brothers, Colin, Randy (Caroline), Darcy (Rennie), Jason and Adam (Carla), her sisters, Elaine, Shirley and Rosie (Malcolm); and her special brother Blair; as well as her nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and extended relatives.
Dale was predeceased by her beloved husband Ken; her parents, Mary Louise Brass and John Spotted Eagle; her step-father Irvin Brass; her grandparents, Mark and Louise (nee: Black) Spring Chief; her aunties, Gladys Spring Chief and Marilyn Bear Chief; beloved brothers, Gene and Ashley and sister Claudia; her brother-in-law Jimmy, sister-in-law Mildred, mother and father-in-law, Bill and Irene Hinves; brother-in-law Dale Hinves, uncle John Spring Chief, aunties Josephine Weasel Head and Louise Young; and her first cousins, Stuart and Dale Bear Chief, Bobby and Roberta Bull Bear and Daryl Spring Chief.
A private family visitation will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th Street SE, Calgary, AB). There will not be a Burial Service. Dale wished to be cremated. Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed on Dale’s obituary at www.McInnisandHolloway.com.
If friends and family so desire, in lieu of flowers donations can be made in memory of Dale to the Siksika Food Bank.
In living memory of Dale Hinves, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th STREET SE, CALGARY, AB T2Z 4E6, Telephone: 403-203-0525.