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It is with great sadness that the family of Alicia Carol Jacob (Blue Turtle Woman) announce her passing on January 1, 2021 at the age of 44.

Alicia will be lovingly remembered by her children; Charise, Brett, Dallas, Creeanna, Brai-Lynn and their father Christian Bananish, Cheyanna, Covin, and their father Nazareth Nelson, Aaryn, and her father Aaron Kelly and Issac and his father Julian Mawakeesick. She will be forever remembered by her mother Janice Jacob and her brother Joel (JoAnn) and their children; Paxton, Isaiah, Maezley, Sullivan as well as her grandchildren; Daycia, Malaya, Elton, and Caila. She will be missed by her family and friends from Webequie and Longlac 58 and her godparents Kendra and Ron Scharb. Alicia was predeceased by her father Isaiah Jacob and her two sons Nazaiah and Talon.

Alicia was a strong woman who fought to overcome her many battles. She loved her Indigenous culture and excelled at her beadwork and dream catchers, skills she learned from her Webequie family. She worked hard to get her ECE and was a good teacher to the children she worked with.

She was a loving mother to all her children and provided for them in the best way she could. Alicia was an excellent cook for her children. She always welcomed others into her home. She was a huge fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs and growing up, enjoyed her sports especially Ringette. Alicia loved spending her summers at the cabin at Twin Lakes with her family and friends. She was full of love and laughter and enjoyed life. She will be greatly missed by all that knew her.

Due to gathering restrictions, funeral services for Alicia will be held privately in the Chapel of Harbourview Funeral Centre on Monday, January 11, 2021 presided by Rev. Mr. Victor Pelletier.

Please visit www.harbourviewfuneral.ca to view the services live at 1:00 p.m. or you may watch it at a later time as it will be archived on the same site.

If so desired, expressions of sympathy may be made to Shelter House – Thunder Bay