Cheryl was born Tuesday, September 26, 1989 in Thompson, Manitoba.
Cheryl was a happy person. She enjoyed being around family and friends. Her favorite show was “The Kardashians”. Cheryl always had a smile when greeting people. She enjoyed the outdoors and loved being around her family and friends, especially her baby boy Dravyn and talking to her common-law Clayton on the phone.
Cheryl enjoyed going on Facebook. She was the type who would give a helping hand to those needing help. She enjoyed telling stories and laughing a lot. Cheryl never let anybody down or put down anyone. She was always on the go, happy to live life. Cheryl lived life to the fullest and will be greatly missed by all who loved her.
Cheryl passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at the Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba at the age of 22 years.
Cheryl is survived by her common-law Clayton McKay; special son Dravyn Ballantyne; mother Carmen Castel (Ken); father Moise Francois (Judy); special sisters Shana Ballantyne, Demsey Castel; special brothers Quade Ballantyne, Dawson Castel; grandparents Maryann Ballantyne, Bernadette Ross, Joe Ross; great grandmothers Genevieve Caribou, Maggie Bighetty.
Cheryl is also survived by her aunties and uncles Esther (Jimmy) Colomb, Alice (Paul) Ducharme, Marie (Percy) Genaille, Harriet Genaille, Robert Bighetty, Lazare (Rita) Bighetty, Sheila Ballantyne, Robert (Wilma) Castel, Richard Castel, Moses (Anita) Castel, Robert Castel, Phillip Castel Jr., Floyd Ballantyne, Allan Ballantyne, Jackson Ballantyne, Napoleon (Frances) Castel, Geraldine Castel, Veronique (Raymond) Ray, Sylvia (James) Caribou, Eli (Shirley) Castel, Stanley (Cathy) Castel, Alice Castel, Rena Ross, Cameron Ross, John Ross, Alexis Ross, Corey (Amy) Ross, Oliver Ross, Flora (Oliver) Grieves, Lorna (Brian) Bighetty, Marianne Caribou, Diane (Frank) Dumas, Ralph (Loretta) Caribou, George (Patty) Caribou, Gloria (Adam) Richard.
Cheryl is survived by her nieces Hayden Ballantyne, Maysie Ballantyne; nephews Koelynn Ballantyne, Alexis Sinclair, Starla Castel, Germaine Francois; cousins Clyde Ballantyne, Pierre Ballantyne, Christine (Lawrence) Colomb, Daisy Colomb, Jimmy Jr. (Angel) Colomb, Debbie (Bradley) Colomb, Roderick (Charlene) Colomb, Maggie (Curtis) Colomb, Shelby Colomb, Raymond (Karen) Bighetty, Percy (Debbie) Genaille, Kevin (Jenny) Genaille, Keith (Kelly) Colomb, Belinda (Marcel) Bighetty, Joanna (Phil) Ducharme, Carla Genaille, Carl (Leahila) Genaille, Carmen Genaille, Melvin Genaille, Vernon (Valerie) Ducharme, Ernie (Bessy) Genaille, Robin (Deidra) Ducharme, Deanna (Ovide) Bighetty, Arthur (Valerie) Bighetty, Sharon (Alphonse) Bighetty, Rita (Neil) Ducharme, Stacey (Conrad) Bighetty, David Bighetty, Samantha Caribou, Kristen Bear, Toby Bear-Bighetty, Joel Bear, Wanda Bighetty, Shirley Bighetty (Floyd North), Cody Bighetty, Chris Bighetty, Mark Bighetty, Kayla Bighetty, Shawn Caribou, Telsa Caribou, Stewart (Starlite) Bighetty, Sheila (David) Hart, Keyona Bighetty, Angel Bighetty, Amanda Dumas, Randal Caribou, Cheyenne Caribou, Courtney Dumas, Stacey Caribou, Marie Caribou, Tansi Caribou, Ashley Bear, Patrick Caribou, Freddie Bighetty, Vance Bighetty, Sherri Bighetty, Faron Dumas, Jared Ross, Jayden Ross, Chad Ross, Brandon Ross, Breanna Ross, Keaton Ross, Jeremiah Ross, Jasmine Ross, Cameron Ross, Zoey Ross, Faron Ross: and other family members too numerous to mention.
Cheryl was predeceased by grandfather Phillip Castel; great grandparents Pierre Bighetty, Adam (Domithilda) Castel; great grandfather Oliver Caribou; aunties Emily Bighetty, Irene Bighetty, Lorraine Bighetty, Corrina Caribou; uncles Patrick Bighetty, Leonard Bighetty, Mervin Bighetty, Roderick Bighetty, Arthur Bighetty, Peter Castel Sr. Paul Caribou; cousins Robert Laponsee Jr., Vayden Guidmon, Vaylan Colomb, Devane Castel; and other family members too numerous to mention.
Monday, May 14, 2012
Mathias Colomb Drop In Center, Pukatawagan, MB
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Mary Ann Ballantyne residence, Pukatawagan, MB
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 2:00 pm
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pukatawagan, MB
Presiders: Flora Grieves, Mary Ann Dumas, Hilda Francois
Sacred Heart Cemetery, Pukatawagan, MB
Clayton, McKay, Quade Ballantyne, Keith McKay,
Robert Castel, Floyd Ballantyne, Jimmy Colomb Jr., Sambino Dumas, Moise Francois.
Tesa Bear, Kristen Bear, Rochelle Mercer,
Kelly Chastellaine, Leanne Castel, Trish Castel,
Maggie Colomb, Shelby Colomb, Christine Colomb,
Elissa Mae Dumas, Telsa Caribou, Tanisha Linklater,
Vanita Linklater, Ernie Genaille, Melvin Genaille,
Carl Genaille, Percy Genaille Jr., Kevin Genaille,
Carla Linklater, Katina Colomb, Yvonne Merideth,
Sharona Caribou, Debbie Colomb, Carmen Genaille,
Carla Genaille, Stephen Bighetty, Riley Bighetty,
Travis Francois, Shirley and Keith McKay.