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On December 27, 2021, Mr. Lester Richard Cardinal of Saddle Lake passed away at the age of 58 years.  He is survived by his loving wife, Andrea Lucille; daughter, Holly-Rae Cardinal-Rain (Jarette); adopted sons, Craig, Achell & Kyle; grandchildren, Summer, Alyssa, Helena, Jarette Jr., Reece, Brielle McGilvery, Pierce McGilvery, Kyllie & Urijah; brothers, Leo (Priscilla) & Jules (Shalynne); sisters, Sandra, Mary (Jason) & Judy (Cory); aunts, Helen Gadwa, Florence Gadwa (Louie), Angie Gadwa, Lillian Gadwa & Rhoda  (Finlay); uncles, Eric (Linda) Gadwa, Clifford (Niska) Gadwa, Wilfred, Dennis (Eva) & Brian (Jackie); Godchildren, Melodee Duckchief, Isabelle Shirt & Felicity Collins; grandfather, Thomas Watchmaker; special grandparents, Charlie & Mary Wood, Giselle Wood; mother-in-law, Audrey Bedard; numerous cousins, nieces, nephews & grandchildren.  Lester was predeceased by his sons, Nigel & Callon; parents, Julia & Henry Mike; siblings, Charles & Jennifer; maternal grandparents, Charlie & Elizabeth; paternal grandparents, Mary & Gustave Gadwa; special aunty, Rachel; daughter-in-law, Justine McGilvery; grandchildren in infancy, Justin Reece Cardinal & Celina Margaret McGilvery; Godmother, Theresa Gadwa; father-in-law, Ovilon Henry Bedard; aunts, uncles & cousins.  A Wake was held on Friday, January 7, 2022 at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake.  A Funeral Service was held on Saturday, January 8 at 11:00 a.m. at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake.  Reverend Father Michael Ngo officiated, with interment in Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery, Saddle Lake.  To send condolences online, please visit