Nelson Ashkewe

Nelson Basil Bert Ashkewe passed away peacefully at his home in Wallaceburg on March 6, 2023 at the age of 81.

Survived by siblings Colin Chegahno (Connie), Anthony Chegahno (Debbie), Arlene Chegahno, Fudd Chegahno, Guy Chegahno (Pat), Kim Chegahno and Jill Winegarden.

Brother-in- law of Gardenia Ashkewe, Judy Chegahno, Peter (Pedo) Akiwenzie, and Elsa Chegahno. Predeceased by his parents Nelson Ashkewe Sr. and Philomene & Howard Chegahno; Siblings Raymond Ashkewe, Barb Whiteye (Gerald), Jacqueline Ashkewe, Dean Chegahno, Theron “Huss” Chegahno, Keith Chegahno, Randy Chegahno; and his devoted sister-in-law Kim Norris Chegahno.

Remembered fondly by his many nieces and nephews.

Nelson was a member of the Wallaceburg Community Living Family and will leave behind many dear friends.

Family and Friends are invited for visitation at the Haycock-Cavanagh Funeral Home, 409 Nelson Street in Wallaceburg, on Friday March 10, 2023 from 2pm until the time of his funeral service at 3pm.

Nelson will then be travelling home to The Chippewas of Nawash First Nation, Neyaashiinigmiing, Ontario – where a private family service and burial will take place at a later date.

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