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THREE SUNS, Virgil Matheson

November 28, 1985 – September 14, 2012

It is with great sadness that Wesley and Sarah Three Suns announce their son, Virgil Matheson has gone home to meet Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Virgil was born in Calgary on November 28, 1985 and raised on the Siksika Nation (Sandhills) . Virgil received his education at Chief Old Sun School, Strathmore Middle School, Wheatland Jr. High, Siksika Nation High School, Gleichen Sequoia, and Old Sun Community College. In his early years, Virgil enjoyed playing ice hockey where he made many friends. Virgil was a humble and generous person with a great sense of humor. He would always greet his family and friends with a smile. He had a big heart for all his family, his siblings, cousins and friends. Virgil received certificates for Security Officer with the Academy Protection Services; the Canadian Red Cross – Tipi of Courage Warrior Youth Leadership Training and also had the opportunity of becoming a firefighter going on annual firefighting missions. He also enjoyed golf. Virgil’s future aspiration was to get his diploma in Culinary Arts as he highly enjoyed cooking especially for his family. Virgil leaves to mourn his parents; Wesley and Sarah Three Suns, Sisters; Charity Three Suns and Quintina Three Suns, Melissa Smith Brothers; Sabastian (Faith) Three Suns, Ashton Three Suns, Jason Stevens (Angela) and Rapheal Stimson Catlin Smith Roseanne TailFeathers also took Liz & Adrian Big Old Man as grandparents . Virgil also leaves to mourn numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Extended Families include the Three Suns, Raw Eater, Deerfoot, Wright, Many Heads, Wolfleg, Many Bears, Good Eagle, Poor Eagle, Big Snakes, Delaney, Yellow Old Woman, Little Plume, Mayfield and Families from the Kainai Nation; Gros Ventures, Scout, Tailfeathers, Wadsworth, Wolf Child, Crane Chief, Hairy Bull, Stones and White Grass. Virgil was predeceased by his grandparents Mike and Hazel Jane Three Suns and Dick and Cecilia Raw Eater.The family apologizes if they have forgotten anyone at this time.

Wake Services will be held at the residence of Wesley and Sarah Three Suns Siksika Nation, AB on Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 6:00 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held at Gordon Yellowfly Memorial Arbour, Siksika Nation, AB on Monday, September 24, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Paul Little Walker Cemetery (Siksika Nation, AB). Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

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

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  1. I am so sorry for your loss.I liked Virgil, and can only imagine how difficult this must be. When he was here, he started reading the book “Guns, Germs, and Steel”, and I enjoyed discussing it with him. He was an impressive young man. My thoughts are with you.

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