Josie Kwandibens

Josie Kwandibens

Wednesday, July 17th, 1946 Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

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Obituary for Josie Kwandibens

July 17, 1946 - June 9, 2020
Josie Kwandibens, age 73 years passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 in the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. Josie loved spending time with her grand and great- grandchildren; she loved sewing and listening to gospel music. Josie graduated Native Language Studies at Lakehead University despite not having a formal education. Grace place was an immense fulfillment to her faith. Lovingly remembered by her husband Peter Kwandibens, by her children; Barbara, Veronica, Jonathan, Arlene, Peter Jr., and Elaine; 18 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren, sister Margaret Wilson, brothers Joseph and George Spade, families from Collins, Whitesand and Fort Hope, numerous friends in faith and culture. She was predeceased by her parents John and Mary Wabano, brothers Tom, Chris and Richard and by her grandson Kevin Spade. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Armstrong Faith Chapel, Armstrong, Ontario with Clinton Saito presiding with a guest speaker Peter Spade. A private INVITE ONLY gathering will be held on Friday, June 12, 2020 at Sargent and Son Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

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Melanie and Robert

So sorry to hear this sad news. Wonderful woman. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family during this difficult time.
Comment | Posted at 05:17pm via Condolence

josephine Derouin

my heart felt condolences to your family .wish that i could be there for your family as you came to our sad occassion for my mom i thank you for that and now you can dance up in heaven with all the angels rest in peace Josie
Comment | Posted at 10:37am via Condolence

Gee Miller

Josie was one of the first people to welcome me to Armstrong when I had moved there in 1989. I was always welcome to visit her at her home. I will be forever grateful to her and her family for helping me through those early years. I am so sad to hear of her passing.
Comment | Posted at 06:00am via Condolence

Lorraine Anderson

My condolences to her family,may she fly high
Comment | Posted at 07:21pm via Condolence

Rosemary wapoose

I know i didnt see u often but when i did u were so loving and so kind hearted and you fly high my Auntie and you must be so happy to see your sistera and brothers my mother,auntie amd uncle...Much love Auntie
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