Rita Bragdon passed away peacefully on Tuesday May 15, 2018 at the age of 78 years. She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, two sons Kelly (Halina) and Kenneth (Leslie) and two grandchildren Chelsea and Amorrissa. Rita and Carl were married in Manitoba and spent much of their early family life travelling and stationed in several cities across Canada due to Carl’s service with the military. They eventually settled in Calgary. Rita enjoyed sewing and made beautiful star quilts that reflected her Sioux heritage. She was predeceased by her father James Kiyewakan and mother Ada Wasicuna, sister Nancy Pompana, Rose Crane, Cora Bray, Josephine Kiyewakan and brother Morris and in infancy Pearly Jane and Wilfred Leo, as well as other extended family members.
Those we love don’t go away, They walk beside us every day, Unseen, unheard, but always near, Still loved, still missed and very dear
A Funeral Service will be held for Rita at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – Martindale Chapel (95 Martindale Drive NE, Calgary) on Tuesday May 22, 2018 at 10:00 am.
Pierson’s Forest Lawn Chapel
4121 – 17 Avenue SE
CA T2A 0T1