Derwin Buffalo

March 9, 1962 ~ July 20, 2022 (age 60)


Honouring the Life of 
Derwin Brent Buffalo 
March 9, 1962 ~ July 20, 2022

Asiniw-Waciw Awasis "Mountain Child"

Derwin is survived by his common-law, Cheri Rain; children, Terri, Tyrus, Emery, Keaton (Tyra); grandchildren, Tacori, London, Nyjah, Serenity, Mia, Keston, Kinsley, Tiran, Zade, Emma and Barry; mother of his children, Glenda White; siblings, Cyndie (Charlie), Valerie, Gerald, Barry (Holly), Shannon, Laureen (Willy), Calvin (Wennell) and Frank (Patricia); aunts, Emily (Fred), Marge, Roland (Florence), Madeline (Robert), Alice, Arlene, Joe (Ruth) as well as numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and other extended family members.

Derwin was predeceased by his parents, Frank and Florence Buffalo; brother, Darren Buffalo Sr.; grandparents, Felix and Ada Buffalo and William and Sarah Dion as well as nieces, nephews, and other extended family and friends.

Beginning July 20, 2022
Howard Buffalo Memorial Centre

Traditional Ceremonies
Saturday, July 23, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.
Howard Buffalo Memorial Centre
Feast to Follow


Garry Crier, Dewey Rain, 
Cletus Louis, Hubert Simon,
 Calvin Buffalo, Gerald Buffalo

Honorary Pallbearers
Murray Simon, Dino Wolfe, Lawrence Soosay Jr., Adine Rain, Joey Rain, Adris Rain, Fred Louis, Kelsey Dion, Peter Dion, William Dion, Kirk Cardinal, Dean Soosay, Wade Buffalo, Brian Buffalo, Brad Buffalo, Whitey, Sandy Redcrow, Mitchell Potts, Ian (Spud) CK, Dennis (Blu) L, Lyle Simon, CJ, Jeremy, Cody, Nathan, Jayson, Tanner, Owen, Anthony, BJ, Billy SB, Ian SB, Brent, MJ, Keifer, Stephen, Carter, Dravin, Frank III, Keenan, Tiffany, Ashley, Shania Simon, Megan, Ayla, Toni, Elesha, Mariah, Braylynn, Brooke, Madison, Mallory, Sarah, Danielle, Serenity, Carla, adopted siblings Loralee and Brian Merriam, Penelope Beardsley, Effrem SB, Lonnie Louis, Al Soosay, Malcolm Soosay, Mitch Buffalo, Kevin L Buffalo, Rod Buffalo, Pernelli CK. Buffalo, Dion, Bull, Crane, Yellowbird, Lightning, Rain, White, Cardinal, Simon (Meathead), Littlepoplar families, Samson Recreation Bingo family, Maskwacîs Minor Hockey, Red Deer Regional Hospital, Ponoka General Hospital, Samson Cree Nation, Samson Cree Nation Chief and Council, our apologies if we missed anyone, it was not our intention. 

Riverside Cemetery


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July 21, 2022

2:30 PM
Howard Buffalo Memorial Centre
Highway 611 East
Maskwacis, Alberta T0C 1N0

Traditional Ceremonies
July 23, 2022

10:00 AM
Howard Buffalo Memorial Centre
Highway 611 East
Maskwacis, Alberta T0C 1N0

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