Donald Keeshig

1930 - 2016

(Wolf Clan) of Neyaashiinigmiing, peacefully at Golden Dawn Nursing Home, Lion’s Head on January 28, 2016 at the age of 86 years. Loving husband of the late Keitha Murriam Johnston (2014). Cherished father of Lenore Keeshig-Tobias (husband David McLaren), Nadine (husband Michael Desjardine), Tony (wife Susan Nickels), Donna Akiwenzie (late husband Peter), John (fiancée Chastity Jenner), Karl (wife Deanna), Joanne Keeshig, Nathan, and Jocelyn Keeshig. Proud grandfather of 28; great-grandfather of 24; and great-great-grandfather of 1. Beloved brother of Dorothy Mantyla (late Raymond); and brother-in-law of Charles Johnston (wife Betty), Ted Johnston (wife Phyllis), Bernice (husband Lorne Hill). Long time friend of Lyndie Indoe. Predeceased by his parents Gregor and Mary; infant son Keith James Keeshig; grandson, Lawrence Keeshig; brothers and sisters Clara Nadjiwon, Randolph Keeshig, Luke Keeshig, Eugene Keeshig, Delena Johnson (late Orville), and Mickey Keeshig (late Iola); and Clark Keeshig and Rita Keeshig; and brother-in-law Orville Johnston, and Ross Johnston (late Dorothy); sisters-in-law Iola and Dolly (late Grant Emeny). Family invite you to gather with them for visitation at the Cape Croker Community Centre on Sunday, January 31, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A funeral Mass will be conducted from St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Cape Croker on Monday, February 1 at 11 o’clock. Cremation to follow. Donations to the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Cape Croker would be appreciated and can be made through the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. Condolences may be expressed online at

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