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Alma Theresa MARTEN

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Alma Theresa MARTEN

March 23, 1946 - December 22, 2019

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Born in Edmonton, on Treaty No. 6 Territory, Alma Theresa Marten of Saddle Lake Cree Nation, formerly of Cold Lake First Nations, passed away on December 22, 2019 at the age of 73 years. She is lovingly remembered by her daughter, Shannon Houle (Wesley Andrew) of Saddle Lake Cree Nation; son, Trevor Houle of Saddle Lake Cree Nation; father of her children, Jeremie J. Houle (Rosie) of Saddle Lake Cree Nation; 4 grandchildren, Germain Houle (Darilyn), Ian Brule, Bronson Hunter (Shanessa) & Nina Waskahat; 7 great-grandchildren, Novalee, Aaron, Trinity, Mister, Pierson, Jeremie & Phoenix; numerous nieces, nephews, nosisimak & capanak; 7 sisters & 3 brothers, Theresa Marten, Francis Marten, Melanie Desjardin, Moses Janvier, Stewart Janvier, Sylvia Hackett, Sonia Janvier (Jack) & Wilma Janvier all of Cold Lake First Nations, Ruby Mattson (Chris) of Edmonton & Diane Eveleigh (Reg) of Coledale; sisters-in-law & brothers-in-law, Linda Krupnick (Willy), Jenny Paglia (Tony), Lorraine Houle, Virginia Dudoward, Joanne Houle-Maaka (Dennis), Donna Houle, Charlene Houle-White (Julian), Ken Steinhauer (Hazel) & John Janvier. Alma was predeceased by her parents, Moise & Adeline Janvier, Simon & Christina Marten; 7 infant siblings; sisters, Cherlene Marten, Mary Marten, Florence Selzer & Lydia Janvier; brothers, Wilson Janvier, Bernard Janvier & George Janvier; brothers-in-law, Adrian Houle, Eugene Houle & Raymond Desjardin; parents-in-law, Joseph & Roseanna Houle. A Traditional Wake will be held on Sunday, December 29 (leaving Grace Gardens at 11:00 a.m.) at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake. Traditional Burial Ceremony will be held on Monday, December 30 at 11:00 a.m. at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake, with interment in Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery, Saddle Lake. Celebration of life & Feast will follow at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake. If desired, donations may be made to Cross Cancer Institute or Two Hills Health Centre Foundation c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.

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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Christina Chalifoux
Relation: My Aunt/Godmother

My sincere condolences to Shannon and Trevor on the loss of there Mother. All the Houle, Janvier and Marten Families. May god rest her beautiful soul…

From: Clifford Cardinal
Relation: Was married to my Nephew

Condolences to your fine Mother, Kokom, Chapan, Sibling, Daughter, Wife, Friend, and Community Member.

Service Schedule

  Wake

Date & Time:
December 29, 2019
Beginning at 11:00am

Location:
Ayiwakes Cultural Centre

Saddle Lake, AB Canada


Saddle Lake, AB Canada

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
December 30, 2019
Beginning at 11:00am

Location:
Ayiwakes Cultural Centre

Saddle Lake, AB Canada

Traditional Burial Ceremony will be held on Monday, December 30 at 11:00 a.m. at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake, with interment in Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery, Saddle Lake. Celebration of life & Feast will follow at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake.


Saddle Lake, AB Canada

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Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:

Cross Cancer Institute     or

Two Hills Health Centre Foundation

c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB  T0A 3A1.

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