Shane Simeon

Obituary of Shane Simeon

April 3, 1970 - May 29, 2022


It is with profound sadness we announce the sudden passing of Shane Simeon on Saturday, May 29, 2022 at the age of 52 years old.


Shane Jason Simeon was born to his late parents, Urban and Harriet Simeon on April 3rd , 1970. Shane’s parents owned cattle and horses, so he grew up around ranching and rodeoing.  His ingrained passion of the cowboy life was expressed in his cowboy western attire.  He wore his cowboy boots and cowboy hat every day.  Additionally, he was raised with strong Stoney Nakoda traditions and family values.  His kin relationships were very important to him. He addressed his family and relatives accordingly and his friends by their nicknames.  Shane was a natural athlete who excelled in various sports and actively participated in hockey, baseball, and basketball. He earned many trophies for his outstanding athletic abilities and in rodeo as a bull rider.  Shane was a talented musician; he was a guitarist and a singer.  Later in his life, it was listening to music that got him through the challenging times, and to simply enjoy the good times.  Whenever he was at home the music would be playing all day long.  Shane had a sense of humor and a way of saying things.  He would bring laughter and a smile even in the most serious moments.  Shane was educated in Morley and worked for the nation right until his passing. His recent favorite pastime was at the casino. He will be fondly remembered and the memories forever treasured. 


Shane will be lovingly remembered by his children Nicole (Jon), Jade (Alisha) and Beau. His grandchildren, Carter, Alex, Conner, Hayden, Sadie, Aaliyah, Zaiden, Jonathan and Brodyn, his sisters Angela and Tonya (Jay), his brother-in-law Aaron, his adopted brother Kelly (Heather), and his companion Jolie, his nephews Lance (Kalena), Gabriel (Randi), Kylen and Tyson, his nieces Noelle (Brendon), Kera, and Teyla.  He was Etoogussin to Annabelle, Jace, Bobby, Kylen Jr., Zakkary, Cooper, Brooklyn, and Aiyana. He was a koktan to Jazlynn. Shane is survived by his paternal uncle Glen Simeon, paternal aunts Violet Beaver, Erica, Josephine and Beverly, his maternal uncles Watson, Craighton, Clifford, his maternal aunts Alice, Donna, Georgie, Nelda, Sylvia (Gordon), Tina Fox, Mary Louise Fox, Irene, Karen, Delia, Jennifer, and Marilyn. He was survived by relatives of the Simeon, Fox, Young, Labelle, Kaquitts, Powderface, Wildman, Twoyoungmen, Bigstony, Poucette, Hunter, Lefthand families and numerous relatives, cousins, and friends. Family apologizes if they have missed anyone.


Family would like to express their sincere gratitude towards Eldon Snow and Jackie Rollinmud for their generosity, hospitality and friendship towards Shane.


Shane is predeceased by his parents Urban (1998), and Harriet (2011), his daughter Sheena (2012), brother Merle (1977), paternal grandparents Charlie (1982) and Edna Simeon (2008), his maternal grandparents, Joe Fox Sr and Nancy Twoyoungmen, and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. 


Wake Services will be held at the residence of the late Harriet and Urban Simeon (Morley, AB) on Thursday, June 2, 2022. Funeral Services will be held at Morley Gymnasium (Morley, AB) on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.  Graveside Service to follow at Chiniki Cemetery (Morley, AB).  Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed here.


In living memory of Shane Simeon, 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.


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