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MARCUS DAVID JAMES HENDERSON (Waabshkaanikwat) (Muskrat Clan)

Marcus David James Henderson, 14, of Mitaanjigamiing First Nation, who was born on Dec. 29, 2003, sadly departed us on Dec. 10, 2018.

He was a Grade 9 student at the Seven Generations Education Institute.

He loved playing video games and hanging out with his little friends in Mitaanjigamiing FN. He was a traditional dancer and liked dancing at local pow-wows. He also had a good sense of humour, enjoyed making people laugh, telling jokes, and being silly. He enjoyed spending time at home with the family.

When he was younger, he also enjoyed swimming.

Marcus is survived by his parents, Paul Henderson and Amanda Snowball; brothers, Vincent and Xander; sister, Seraphine; and grandparents, Cecilia Henderson, and Allan Calder and Shirley Snowball.

He also had many aunts, uncles, and cousins who will miss him dearly.

Marcus was predeceased by his grandfathers, David Henderson and James Smith.

A traditional wake will be held on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, conducted by elder Gilbert Smith, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Mitaanjigamiing First Nation gymnasium.

A funeral will be on held Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 beginning at 9 a.m.

Marcus will be laid to rest in the Mitaanjigamiing First Nation burial site.

The active pallbearers will be his uncles, Adrian Snowball, Cory Snowball, Derrick Cochrane, James E. Henderson, Chris Henderson, Alex Cochrane, and Mike Henderson.

The honourary pallbearers will be Robert Yerxa, Edward Kabatay, Ed Snowball, Allan Calder, and Joe Cochrane.

In memoriam donations can be made to the “Bear Clan Patrol.”