Obituary of Quennell Dennis Bear
Quennell Dennis Bear, age 26 of Ahtahkakoop First Nation, passed away on April 22, 2022 in Ahtahkakoop First Nation.
Funeral Service will be held at the Ahtahkakoop Band Hall on Friday April 29, 2022 starting with a Pipe Ceremony with Elder Barney Tipewan in the morning (time TBA), followed by services by Reverend Adam Halket at 11am. Burial will follow at the Ahtahkakoop Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the Ahtahkakoop Band Hall on April 27, 2022. The funeral home will leave at 4pm and arrive at Ahtahkakoop Band Hall at 5pm where the family will begin his Celebration of Life.
Our Quennell was born in Saskatoon to Patricia Masuskapoe and Ibrahim (Abe) Bear on May 23, 1995. He loved and grew up a proud Rez Kid in his community of Ahtahkakoop and often visited and stayed at his paternal community of Whitchekan. He attended school both in Ahtahkakoop and Canwood where he received numerous awards and honours in his academia and sports such as Golf, NAIG, Chief Allen Ahenakew Scholarship, Governor General Award, and many more. He went on to SaskPolytec where he received his diploma in Police Preparation Program. He then went on to gain life experience as he undertook various jobs such as security guard, tree planting, roofing, gas jockey, oil fields, laborer at Rogers Sugar… just to name a few.
Our Quennell is survived by his Mother Patricia Masuskapoe (Aaron Janvier) of Ahtahkakoop First Nation, his father Ibrahim Bear (Racheal Thomas) of Whitchekan Lake First Nation, his siblings Adra Bear, Terrence Bear, and Gracelyn Dillon of Ahtahkakoop First Nation, and Samson Bear, Abraham Bear, Emery Thomas, and Isabella Thomas of Whitchekan, his nephew he was so proud of Adaiah Masuskapoe of Ahtahkakoop First Nation, his aunties who were all his second mommies, his uncles who he seen as his extra fathers, numerous cuzzins and relatives, and all of his brothers and sisters he adopted as his own. He is Predeceased by His Baby Son Sawyer, Mushom Dennis, Mushom Harvey, Baby brothers Liam Masuskapoe, Tyree Bear, Baby Bear, Chapan Sophia, Auntie Sophie, Uncle Jason, Kohkom Katherine Bear, Shelly Bear, Aida Bear, Esed Bear, Chapan Annie Bear, Frizzly Bear.
Family and friends wishing to send online condolences may visit www.beaulacfuneralhome.com .
Our Masuskapoe Bear family wishes to extend their gratitude to his friends who he would always speak so highly of. To our community of Ahtahkakoop, our community members, and leadership who have been there with us since minute one. The ongoing love, prayers, and support is greatly appreciated. We don’t cry because you are gone, we cry because you have lived beautifully, and your life continues through the lives you have impacted along the way.