Dale Albert Allanett Nawakayas was born April 24, 1960 in Carrot River. He passed away peacefully on December 27, 2021. Dale married Edna Head on September 24, 1982 and they were blessed with seven children, twenty nine grandchildren of his own and gained two more. He was happily expecting his great grandchild.
Dale married Lorna Kitchener (ex wife) on January 20, 2005 and they adopted Neanna Kitchener.
Dale attended Red Earth School and then went to L.P. Miller in Nipawin. After high school Dale went to work at Thunder Rapids with his dad. He worked at the Christian Centre with Robert Nawakayas, Abelard Nawakayas and Ellery Whitehead in 1994.
Dale attended gospel meetings right after he married Edna. They both started canteen, movie rental, and wood operation. Dale started his own gospel and wake services and travelled many places for them. Dale enjoyed visiting with his sister and brothers, nieces, nephews and other family members. He liked camping, hunting, fishing and trapping with his dad and brothers. He enjoyed attending tent meetings.
Dale was a loving, caring and appreciative father, uncle, grandfather, chapan, brother and friend to all. He is survived by his children: Danny (Coralene) Head, Toby Head, Dellery Laliberte, Dale Jr. Nawakayas, Allan Nawakayas, John Nawakayas and his adopted sons: Calvin (Rosabell) Nawakayas, Ernest Sewap. He also leaves to treasure his memory his sister Kathleen (Bill) McLean, his brothers: Floyd (Clare) Nawakayas, Bert (Crystal) Nawakayas and Palmer Nawakayas, cousins: Robert Nawakayas, Julia Cook, Lorie (Lydia) Mckay, Morris (Pricilla) Mckay, Eugene (Maxine) Mckay, Gary (Laura) Mckay, Neil Mckay, Louisa (Bernard) Umpherville, Angela (Darrin) Bighead, Shem Mckay, Josephine, Whitehead, Delphine Sanderson, Jean Daniels and many other family members and friends too numerous to mention.
Dale was predeceased by his daughter Michelle Nawakayas, parents Peter and Gertie Nawakayas, paternal grandparents Elijah (Lydia) Nawakayas, maternal grandparents Noah (Alice Amelia) Mckay, brother Marcel Nawakayas, sisters: Harriet Felix, Barbara Nawakayas, Rubyann Nawakayas, uncles: Abelard (Agnes) Nawakayas, Ernie (Louisa) Mckay, Allanett Nawakayas, John Riley (Belinda) Mckay, aunties: Arabella (Arthur)Nawakayas, Sophie (John) Stewart, Hilda (Eli) Naytowhow, Jean (Roderick) Mckay, cousins: Miriam (Rufus) Whitehead, Thelma (Gordon) Daniels, Reginald (Nellie) Nawakayas, Roy (Olive) Nawakayas, Marius, Norman Mckay, Wilson Mckay, Garson (Verna) Mckay, Martha Barks, Myra Salisbury, Paulina Umpherville, brother in laws: Thomas Umpherville, Henry Cook, Ernest Felix, Matthew Voyageur Sr., sister in law Viola Nawakayas, adopted son Richard Nawakayas, nephews: Leo Umperville and Charlie Cook, Frederick Nawakayas, Junior Nawakayas, niece Ashley Nawakayas.