Memories & Celebrations of Life:
Obituary - Donald Oombash
May 15, 1945 - May 21, 2018
The family of the late Donald Oombash sadly announce of his passing on Monday May 21, 2018. Donald was born in Cat Lake, Ontario May 15, 1945. Donald is predeceased by his parents Abia Oombash(father) and mother Christianna Oombash(Masakayash), brother Steven, sister Ida, and daughters Dorothy and Gracie Oombash.
In his early years Don worked as a firefighter and a tree planter, and was employed as a trackman for CNin Savant Lake for many years. In his spare time, Don enjoyed playing the guitar and listening to old country tunes with his favourite singers being Hank Williams Sr., George Jones, Waylon Jennings and Buck Owens.Don loved spending time at the trapline cabin hunting and fishing. Don leaves behind and will be missed by his wife Gladys, step children Bobby, Norma and Betty Necan, grandchildren and great grandchildren, family and friends in Cat Lake and Saugeen. Thank you to all the health care workers who provided care to Don in the last
Friends were received on Thursday May 24, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. Funeral service was held Friday May 25, 2018 at 10 a.m at the Sioux Lookout Funeral Home. Internment took place at the Saugeen cemetery. Thank you to Pastor Glen Whiskeychan for officiating the service, Hilda Derose for the songs, Charles Williams for the migisi song, and a big thank you to the Chief and Council of Cat Lake First Nation for the tremendous support they’ve provided. If friends so wish, donations can be made in Donald’s memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association.