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WOLFLEG JR., Mark Joseph “Natoyiikiy’si”

May 4, 1944 – Siksika Nation, Alberta
April 10, 2018 – Strathmore, Alberta

Mark Wolfleg Jr., beloved husband of Madeline passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at the age of 73 years.

Mark was a professional artist known for designing and creating the Siksika Nation’s coat of arms. He was a rancher, farmer, champion fancy dancer, PRCA saddle bronc rider, and a professional musician. Mark was also an accomplished athlete; he was the oldest marathon walker for the Castle Mountain settlement. He walked from Siksika Nation to Ottawa. Mark ran his last marathon two years ago.

Besides his loving wife Madeline of forty-nine years, Mark is survived by his children, Mark (Donalda), Becky (James), Nathan (Twyla), Darwin, Jay, Marcia (Al), Chauncey; adopted sons, Troy and Jody; Mark’s baby Izzy; siblings, Allan (Rosaria), Clarence (Fran), Francis, Alvine (Spike), Colleen (Harley), June, Charles (Margie) Watson, Heather John; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mark also leaves behind many relatives of Desjarlais, Pambrun, Little Chief, Low Horn, Many Heads, Wadsworth, Tail Feathers, Backfat, Turning Robe, Stabbed Last, Spring Chief, Three Suns, Eagle Ribs, Dyler, Delaney, Poor Eagle, Hind Bulls, Running Crane, Brave Rock, and Smalls. The family apologizes for anyone we may have missed.

Mark was predeceased by his parents Margaret and Mark Wolfleg Sr.; brother Mervin; and sister Darlene.

Wake Services will be held at Gordon Yellow Fly Memorial Arbour (Siksika Nation, AB) on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

Funeral Service will be celebrated at Gordon Yellow Fly Memorial Arbour (Siksika Nation, AB) on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Eagle Nest Cemetery (Siksika Nation, AB). Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. We would like to thank the nurses and doctors of Valley General Hospital in Strathmore, Dr. Lim of South Health Campus, Dr. Schwartz of Chestermere Medical Centre, and Siksika Health Services and Home Care staff.

In living memory of Mark Wolfleg Jr., a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. Alanna White :

    My dear relative, I know God has taken your pain away..Rest easy Uncle

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  2. Michael Ehmann :

    Hello brothers and sisters.
    My prayers to all of you for this transition of life. Mark is a good, kind and compassionate spirit.
    Prayers
    Michael Ehmann

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  3. Bob Crane (Calfchild) :

    My condolences. Mark was a good man. I know what family means to you and this loss is hard to accept. My prayers are with you.

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  4. Marie Catherine Smallboy :

    My deepest love and condolences to family and friends. Mark has always held a place in our hearts for his love of our family. He now joins our late brother in that awesome place we call home. May his journey on earth leave a trail for us to follow. Much love and many blessings.

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  5. connie pocasangre :

    To Madeline and family,

    My deepest condolences . I recently learned of Mark’s passing from one of the elders of Siksika. May God bless you always,

    Connie , Murray Chrylser Strathmore

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