Emmett Benjamin Black Kettle – June 6, 1981 It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Emmett on December 6, 2020 in Calgary, Alberta. Emmett was a proud father, loving son, brother, uncle, and nephew. He will be dearly missed. Emmett was a good friend and was kind to everyone that he met and was always willing to help others out. He enjoyed participating in the Calgary Stampede every year with his family’s tipi. Emmett had many accomplishments throughout his life but was most proud of his Certificate of Carpentry through Trade Winds to Success. Some of his favorite past times included gaming, pow wow singing, and travelling. Emmett will be remembered for his infectious laughter, his humor and his kind heart. Emmett strongly believed in his Catholic and Blackfoot way of life and teachings, which he learned from her grandmother Maggie Black Kettle. Emmett is survived by his children; Emmett Jr., Reginald, Ethan, Sterling, Sasha, Silas, and Brian Black Kettle.his parents; Robert and Monica Muskego; his brothers; Cody (Maheengun), Robby, Emmett, AJ, PJ Black Kettle and David Muskego. Aunties and uncles; Yvonne Conrad, Daphne (Kelly) Good Eagle, Joanne (Duane) Red Old Man, Doris Black Kettle, Marcel (Beatrice) Muskego, Felix Muskego, Bernice Cowden, Carmella (Leo) Muskego, her traditional sisters; Joanne Good Eagle, Michelle, Jeneen, and Nikki Black Kettle, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Emmett is predeceased by his brothers; Mervin Good Eagle, Brian Black Kettle, his sister Robin Black Kettle, maternal grandparents; Maggie and Nicholas Black Kettle, paternal grandparents; Alfred and Mary Anne Nadabelle, niece; Mariah Black Kettle, nephew Carter Black Kettle aunties and uncles; Gerald, Pierre, Caroline, Francis, David, Lawrence, Helen, Martha, Brenda, Denise, and Rita Muskego. Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, December 18 at Gordon Yellowfly Memorial Arbour. Graveside Services to follow at Little Washington Cemetery.
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