Arlie Orville Peigan

December 5, 1954 ~ November 1, 2019 (age 64)


Honoring the Life of Arlie Orville Peigan
“Sahkitowin Ekwa Kisewatsowin”

Born: December 5, 1954 Beaverlake, Alberta
Entered into Rest: November 1, 2019 Ponoka, Alberta

Arlie is survived by his children: Delsie (Kyle), Jody (Andrew), Orville (Francine), and Drew Peigan; grandchildren: Kyle (Julia), Owen, Colton, Jannea, Jayven, Jaymin, Jayce, Serena, Kevin, Logan, Deanna and Shawn; great-grandchildren: Celine, Ceanna, and Odessa; sisters: Roxane Peigan (Julio), Debbie Peigan-Seifert (Larry), Sandra Peigan, Brenda Peigan (Darwin), and Sonja Peigan (Aaron); brother Rick Peigan; numerous nieces and nephews: Ingrid Kelln (Dean), Marsha Omeasoo (Todd), Barry Peigan, Melissa Bruno, Lyvia, Ryan Bruno, Heather Peigan (Erik Lee), Michelle, Eric, Jordan, Janine (Terrance), Deidra, George, Kendrick, Michael, Shanna (Brodey), Gavin, Elizabeth, Keira, Erin, Samantha, Angel, Natalie, Louisa, Rick Jr.,Rocky, Brandon; aunties: Monica Soosay, Leona Omeasoo, and Cecilia Bugle; uncles: Leon Bugle and Bob Bugle; cousins: Joyce Morin, Sharon Tailfeathers, Ralph Peigan, Malcolm Peigan, Patricia Soosay, Violet, Gilda, Eugene, Al, and Keith; and Loving Kinship of: Saddleback, Bugle, Okeymow, Greene family members and friends.

Arlie was predeceased by his parents George and Elizabeth Peigan; Brothers: Brian, Joya, and Adelore Peigan; grandparents: Isabelle Greene-Peigan-Saddleback, Sam Saddleback, George Peigan Sr., Alice and Sam Bugle; great-grandparents Joseph and Margret Desjarlais; aunties: Rena, Helen, Mary Saddleback, Agnes Peigan, Eliza Okeymow, Caroline Bugle-Omeasoo, and Millia Bugle; uncles: Abraham, Dick, Alphonse, Martin, Henry Bugle, and Charlie Freed; cousins: Leroy, Roger, Chester, Adrian, Darlene, Saddleback, Valerie Bugle, Larry, Faye, Erwin, Trevor Peigan, John Soosay, Lillian, Georgese, Daniel, Edwin, and Linda Jensen; nephews: Lehi Peigan, Kevin Peigan, and Jared Peigan; and niece Raven Peigan.

Apologies if anyone was missed, it was not intentional.

Funeral and Wake
Montana First Nation Administration Gym
Maskwacis, Alberta
Beginning Saturday, November 2nd , 2019

Traditional Feast
Monday, November 4th at 1:00 p.m. - Montana Gym

Traditional Funeral
Tuesday, November 5th at 10:00 a.m. - Montana Gym

Burial: Montana Cemetery

Eric Peigan, Barry Peigan-Bruno, Kyle Peigan,
Terrance Buffalo, Jordan Peigan,  Wayne Saddleback


Honorary Pallbearers

George Pipestem, Larry Seifert, Ken Uhl, Keith Soosay, Henry Thompson, Elroy Strawberry-Rain, Darwin Okeynan, Lawrence SOTR, Bob Bugle, Leon Bugle, Leonard SOTR, Al Soosay, Ralph Peigan, Malcolm Peigan, Eugene Buffalo, Randy Rabbit, Melvin Rabbit, Montana Community Members, Beaverlake Families, Montana Chief and Council, Phil Dua, George,Gina Longjohn, Leanne Louis, Darren K, and all those who knew and cared for him.

We would like to thank Maskwacis Health Services Homecare and Palliative Care Staff; Lorraine Dallen & staff for their compassionate care with Arlie, Dr. Halse and and the Ponoka Hospital Care Center Staff Unit. Thank you to the Elders and Drumsingers.

Thank you sincerely for sharing your sorrow, your thoughtfulness is appreciated and will always be remembered. Arlie was a kind hearted and humble spirit who loved his family. He will be lovingly missed by those who shared his heart and smile.

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Traditional Ceremonies
November 5, 2019

10:00 AM
Montana Band Gymnasium
Montana Reservation
Maskwacis, Alberta T0C 1N0

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