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Ernest Ben Shingoose

December 9, 1979 ~ April 29, 2022 (age 42)


Thank you all for being here today. The family would like to thank each and everyone that stopped by, your words of comfort meant so much. Ernest is remembered as a person who  deeply enjoyed being with his friends and laughing. His laughter will be forever missed by each and everyone.

Ernest Ben Shingoose was born on December 9th ,1979 in Erickson, Manitoba. His spirit name is Purple Cloud and he was apart of the Bear clan.

He is predeceased by his grandparents Fredrick and Margaret Huntinghawk, Ernest and Kathleen Shingoose.

He leaves to mourn his parents Elvin huntinghawk, Mildred Huntinghawk, his brothers Elvin, Scott, Rene and his sisters Lori, Melanie, Shaylynn, Teegan and Viola.

Nephews Cyril, Storm, Sage, Mathias, Emerson, Seth, Odyn, and Giziis.

His Nieces, Serena, Kathy, Lydia, Mary, Nia, Reighlie, Talon, Tigerlily, Mya and Revae.

And grandchildren Andrew and Rosalie.

Jodi Shannacappo mother of his son Sylas Shingoose.

His uncles Richard, Darcy, Wayne Sanford, Irvine and

Aunties Ann, Helen, Cindy, and many more aunties and cousins in Waywayseecappo too many to mention.

He attended Erickson elementary, Erickson Collegiate and graduated from adult Ed with his grade 12 diploma in June of 2004.

Ernest was raised in Rolling River Reserve surrounded by his family and childhood friends.

He was a loving father to his son and enjoyed spending countless hours with him. Ernest played hockey from the age of 11 and from there he played minor hockey in Erickson, Onanole, and Minnedosa Bombers. He went to Detroit, Michigan with a provincial team Manitoba Thunder when he was in Bantam. And also played in tournaments in his home Reserve Waywayseecappo which he enjoyed so much.  He also loved to play golf with his friends.

He was employed by Rolling River Band doing the check point during Covid, making ramps for the disabled, and doing house repairs he once said “I don’t even know how many door knobs I’ve changed” with a laugh. He also worked in Brandon with Thorpe Construction. And Volunteered at many fundraising events for his son Sylas hockey team.

Many of you that knew Ernest have shared great memories. We miss you Ernest but we will see you again.

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May 18, 2022

1:00 PM
Rolling River First Nation (Southquill Hall)

Funeral Service
May 19, 2022

11:00 AM
Rolling River First Nation (Southquill Hall)


Rolling River South Cemetery
Rolling River First Nation
Rolling River, MB R0J 0P0

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