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, Cherrilene 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.
GRACE GARDENS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1 780-645-2677
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de MARTEN Alma Theresa March 23 1946
December 22 2019..
Décès pour la Ville: St. Paul, Province: Alberta