Verna Louise “Rosie” Nabess (nee Crane) – Born in Cumberland House, SK on July 19, 1946 to Julius & Louisa Crane. She received her education in Cumberland House. Rosie met and married her husband Richard Nabess on December 20, 1968.
Rosie was a homemaker and also worked as a daycare worker in her earlier years. She was best at being a wife, a mom and grandmother. She liked to play cards, bingo and listen to her gospel music. She loved to laugh and joke around the people she would be around with, especially her visitors.
Rosie loved her traditional meals and this was provided from her children Gerry & Sherri along with her little Hunters “Dynero” & “Gereth”. She loved her “sisip”, “Niska” & Moose ‘wiyas’.
Her daughter Sherri as a request of her father’s wishes wanted her to take care of her and was important to honor his wishes. She lovingly took care of her mother within the household, with all her medical needs. Rosie was happy to spend Christmas with her 3 children and all her family were by her side during her last moments.
Rosie is survived by her daughters Rhonda (Barney) Thomas, Sherri (Bernie) Nabess and her one and only son Gerry (Nadine) Nabess. Her grand kids Terri, Nikki, Brady, Jonah, Kasey, Jada, Kenton, Jared &
Jaime-lyn Skye, Gereth, and Dynero. Her great grand kids – Halle Leshay, Richard Blayne & Blake and King Kai. Her baby brother Philip Crane. Numerous nieces, nephews, and grand children. A special mention to Josephine, Bernadette & Audrey for always being there. Her sister in laws Christy & Flora Crane, Daisy, Janeen, Rosie, Ida, and Clara; her brother in laws Jerry, Carl, Doug, Tomix, Dan, John, and Kevin Nabess.
Rosie is predeceased by: her parents Julius & Louisa Crane; her husband Richard Nabess, grandson Richard Boyd; her in laws Louis & Ethel Nabess; brothers – Henry, Malcolm, Paul, Douglas, Peter, & Daniel Crane; sisters Amelia, Josephine & Flora Crane, and Isabelle Lathlin; sisters in laws – Doreen Crane, Arlene Crane; brother in law Nathan Settee. Numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren, relatives and friends.