The funeral for Marie Janvier, one of the La Loche shooting victims, will be held Saturday at a local church.
Janvier was shot eight days ago when a 17-year-old boy entered the La Loche Community School where she worked and opened fire.
She had only started working at the school in September as a teacher’s aide.
Friends said she planned to get her teaching degree someday.
Janvier is being remembered as a loving person with compassion for peoples and animals.
“She was a rare gem, a precious soul, a spirit without bounds,” her obituary on the Morning Glory Funeral Services website read.
The service will be at 2:00 p.m. at Our Lady of the Visitation Church in La Loche. Her family is asking for people to make donations to La Loche Community School in lieu of sending flowers.
Services for the other three victims will be held next week.
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