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BLACK, Melvina

December 28, 1962 – April 25, 2012

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Melvina Black on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at the age of 49 years.

Melvina was born December 28th, 1962 on the Siksika Nation, AB and lived in Calgary most of her adult years. Our Lord and Saviour called a special angel home, after fighting a courageous battle of sickness. She was known for her loving smile, kindness and laughter. Melvina was known for her love of unicorns and her abundant laughter which touched all who had the honour to know her. She was a loving sister, mother, aunt, and grandmother, friend, and extended family.

She leaves to mourn her common-law partner of two years, Len, children Francine, twin boys Tyler and Ken, Anne and Miranda; grandchildren Josiah, Sadie, Riley and Felicia; siblings Bettina, Grant, Ursula, Calona, Graham, and Jerri Black; aunties Iris (Brian) Wolf Ear, Mary Theresa, Eileen, Sally and Sheila Black; uncles Leo Wolf Ear, Sidney and Stanley Black, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Melvina was predeceased by her parents Nelson and Miranda Black, brother Dean, nephew Colton Black; grandparents Harry and Louise Wolf Ear and John and Maude Black.

Wake Services will be held at the residence of Francine Black, (Cluny) Siksika Nation, AB on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 6:00 p.m.

Funeral Service will be held at Siksika Nation Community Centre, Siksika Nation, AB on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Paul Little Walker Cemetery (Siksika Nation, AB). Forward condolences through

In living memory of Melvina Black a tree will be planted at Siksika Nation, Alberta by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200

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  1. marisa Black Horse :

    my prayers and thoughts are with tha family. she was a wonderful person always had a smile she was my friend and will be dearly missed.

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