Gillian Oakes Red Rock Woman-Kâ-mihkosit Asiniy Iskwêw, Sweat Lodge Woman-Mahtotisân Iskwêw was born February 27, 1995, in Medicine Hat, AB. She passed on January 5, 2023 in Medicine Hat, AB at the age of 27, surrounded by family and friends.
Left to cherish her memory are her father Gilbert (Sheri) Oakes, siblings; Brothers Ashley Mosquito, Trent Mosquito, Dean Rowan, Presley Potts, Kaylam Fourhorns, Keifer Fourhorn, Clint Fourhorn; Sisters, Kimberly (Adam) Mosquito, Tahnee Oakes, Alannis (Buster) Oakes, Tiffany Oakes, Creedance Mosquito, Arissa Mosquito and Keasha Buffalo Calf. Gillian was proud to be Auntie “G” to her Nieces and Nephews; Katja, Isaac, Avatia, Mirah, Keturah, Kaiyanna, Mattea, Jorja, Gregory, Kenzie, Kallen, Karaleigh, Kavan, and numerous other nieces and nephews. Aunts; Doreen O., Joanne M., Brenda M., Shirley S., Marie, S., Julia M., Christine M., Elouise M., Caroline M., Kathlyn D., Lori D., Jacqueline F., and Susan M. Uncles; Andrew (Faye) M., Terry (Sheila) M., Tubby M., Leon M., Clement O., Alvin F., William M., Richard M., Clifford O., Larry O., and Colin O.
Kukoms; Alice P., Jean O., Dorothy A., and Michelle Thrush. Mushoms; Billy M., Fred S., Russell, BC., and Donny A. Gillian had many special people in her life and meant a lot to many extended family and friends.
Gillian is predeceased by her mother Wanda Faye, Grandmothers; Nora Mosquito, Jean Oakes, and Margaret Mosquito., Grandfathers; Wilbert Anderson, Lloyd Dustyhorn; cousins; Vanessa Oakes, Chris Fourhorn, Cullen Taypotat, Zene Potts, Delaynah Cutarm, Courtney Mosquito, Tyler Mosquito, Jason Mosquito and special friends Jackie N., and Spencer D.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff at Maple Creek Hospital and Medicine Hat Hospital for all of their kind care and support.