Obituary of Gerald Running Rabbit
Gerald Running Rabbit
Natokokiitopi (Two Pipe Rider)
June 13, 1955 – July 23, 2022
Gerald Running Rabbit was born on June 13, 1955 and went to be with the lord on July 23, 2022.
Gerald was a humble, quiet, and simple man who loved his family (children and grandchildren) dearly, especially his wife Donna, of 48 years. Gerald attended Crowfoot School, Arrowwood School, Olds College, and SAIT. He worked for many years at Siksika Recreation alongside his partner and cousin, Kenneth Doore. In his younger days, he worked with the Brass Family Ranch and enjoyed hunting and wild horse racing at Axe flats with the Back Fat family.
Gerald is survived by his loving wife Donna, children Trudy, Lester (Leandra), and Damon; grandchildren Andi, Izek, Tezlyn, Rayden, Katelyn, and Sayder; daughter-in-law Kelsey Stimson, sisters Rosalyn “Dimples” Creighton and Vivian Running Rabbit; brothers-in-law Victor Starlight and Kenny (Louise) Scabby Robe; sisters-in-law Connie Rabbit Carrier, Roanna Axe, Liz (Alvin) Big Crow; nieces and nephews- Fred Sr, Rhoda, Anna, Elroy, Keith, Maureen, Cynthia, Kenny, Wally, Kelly, Glen, Shelley, Rhonda, Bob, Kim, Sherry, Leonard SE, Vivian SE, Sandra BR, and Debbie SE; traditional children Stacy, Jamie, Charlie, Leslie, Quinton, Dallas, Duffy, and Bobby; traditional grandchildren Kyle, Stanley (Felicia), Shaylin, Jessie (Tim), Haven, Binoo, Kojack and Bailey; great-grandchildren Eska, Aiden, Amari; and cousins Colleen and Dorian.
Gerald was predeceased by his son Mikey, parents Mike and Francis Running Rabbit; siblings Eleanor, Stanley Sr, Ann Sharon, and Michael Rabbit Carrier; and nieces and nephews Lenora, Stanley Jr, and Victor Jr.
Extended relatives; Royals, Running Rabbit, Franks, Starlight, Duck Chief, McMasters, Spring Chief, Doore, Medicine Shield, Solway, Ayoungman, Cutters, Many Heads, Melting Tallow, Munro, Big Eye/Storm, Rabbit Carrier and Scalplock. The family apologizes if they missed anyone.
A Wake Service will be held at the residence of Gerald and Donna Running Rabbit on Friday, July 29, 2022, at 6:00 pm. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at 1:00 pm at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Graveside Service to follow at Many Guns Cemetery (Siksika Nation, AB). Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed here.
In living memory of Gerald Running Rabbit, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Eastside, 5388 Memorial Drive NE, Calgary, AB T2A 3V9 Telephone: 403-248-8585.