Obituary of Hubert Collins EAR-LABELLE
April 6, 1959 – Morley, Alberta
January 3, 2021 – Calgary, Alberta
We announce the passing of our beloved cowboy, who rode his last trail home on Sunday, January 3, 2021, at the age of 61.
Hubert Collins Ear Labelle (Skadin, Bluebert, Noschaweis) was passionate about horsemanship, Bert Reynolds of Indian rodeo, ranch hand, athleticism, and fitness.
Hubert accomplished various certifications: addiction counselling in NECHI training, firefighter, seismic worker, and logger. He had an enthusiasm for teaching others, and he always reminded others it's never too late to learn. During his self-care, he enjoyed literature and geography. Growing up with him never had a dull moment. He valued his traditional Stoney way of life.
He leaves to mourn his daughter Marissa Twoyoungmen and mother of Marissa, Hailey Twoyoungmen; brother-in-law Rufus Twoyoungmen and son, Aaron Myers; grandchildren Mckayla Twoyoungmen, Fawntaia Twoyoungmen-Axe, Garryanne Twoyoungmen; and one great-grandchild, Nijah Lefthhand. He is also survived by his sisters, Ann (Tom) Yorke, Leeanna (Terry Goodstoney), Diane Ear-LaBelle, Belinda Ear-LaBelle; and his brother Rodrick Ear-LaBelle; aunties Mable Ear, Phyllis Ear; uncles, Vern Sr. Hunter (Beverly), Desi Rider (Corrine), and Thum the 1st - John Hunter the second; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and cousins, special cousin Myra LaBelle, and various relations from Morley, Eden Valley, Crow Agency, Thunderchild, Maskwacis, T'suu Tina', and many friends From BC and Washington State. He was predeceased by his parents, Garry LaBelle and Hilda Ear; brothers, Chester LaBelle and Morris Rider; and sisters, Joanne Simeon-Poucette (Casey) and Valda Poucette (Wally), two nephews; Paternal grandparents Alex and Jesse LaBelle, Maternal grandparents Wallace and Hazel Ear.
Wake Services will be held at the residence of the late Garry Labelle (Morley, AB) on Sunday, January 10, 2021. Funeral Services will be held at the residence of the late Garry Labelle (Morley, AB) on Monday, January 11, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Bearspaw Cemetery (Morley, AB). Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed on Hubert’s obituary at www.McInnisandHolloway.com.
In living memory of Hubert LaBelle, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Cochrane, 369 RAILWAY STREET, COCHRANE, AB T4C 2E2, Telephone: 403-932-4740.