Irene Jeannine Kelly Barkman

Posted on Monday, November 5, 2018 10:08 AM

Irene Jeannine Kelly Barkman
June 19, 1986 - October 31, 2018

Homeland: Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation

Resides: Thunder Bay, ON

Irene is survived by her; children Daisie Munro, Aethan Munro and Kayden Barkman, parents Richard Kelly of Eagle Lake First Nation and Linda Barkman of Thunder Bay, siblings Lee Danielson (Krissy), Gavin Danielson (Shannon), and Wesley Danielson (Rosie), nieces and nephews Sophie and Cedric Danielson, Leanne, Brayden, Kaylee and Summer Danielson and Collin and Mikenna Danielson, aunts and uncles Floyd Barkman, Peter Barkman, Gloria Barkman, Catehrine Kelly, Joseph (Joe) Kelly, David Kelly, Robert Kelly and James (Jim) Kelly, cousins Dale, Chris, Jason and Floyd Sanderson, Nicholas, Madison and Mathew Barkman, Nichole and Emily Barkman, Ocean and Jordan Barkman, Kenny, Ronnie, Clarance and Marshall Kelly, Sherry and Ocean Kelly, Karen, John and Bobby Kelly and Donald Kelly. All of whom she loved very much.

Irene is predeceased by her grandparents Irene and Daniel Barkman and Patrick (Pat) and Jeannine Kelly, aunt Wendy Sanderson, cousins Courtney Barkman, Tanya Kelly and Russel Kelly and nephew Nolan Danielson.    

Irene enjoyed being with her children, nieces, nephews and family. She also enjoyed interior design, adventures and being outdoors. She was a very creative person who enjoyed designing, arts and organizing her home.

Irene was a recent high school grad and current Business School Student at Confederation College. She was very proud of this accomplishment.

Irene was a very kind and gentle person. She was loved by many and will be missed by many.

Visitation will take place on Sunday, November 4, 2018 from 11 a.m. until time of service at the Eagle Lake Community Hall. A Traditional Service will take place on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the Eagle Lake Community Hall with Elder Robert Kelly officiating. Interment will follow at the

Eagle Lake First Nation Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made In Trust for Daisie, Aethan and Kayden or the Eagle Lake Youth Centre through the Dryden Community Funeral Home, 249 Grand Trunk Ave., Dryden, ON P8N 2X3

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to [email protected] subject heading: Barkman