Frank Big Tobacco

June 21, 2020


Frank Big Tobacco, beloved husband of the late Clara Big Tobacco, passed away at Siksika on June 21, 2020 at the age of 60. Wake Service will be held at Frank Big Tobacco residence  (Map 3a House 272) at 6pm on June 26, 2020. Funeral Services will be held at 1pm at Holy Trinity Catholic Church on June 27.

Frank Big Tobacco

November 25, 1959

Frank Big Tobacco aged 60 years of the Siksika Nation succumbed to cancer at the home of his Daughters residence surrounded by his family on June 21, 2020.

Frank was born at the Blackfoot Indian hospital in Siksika Nation on the 25th day of November 1959, to the  proud parents of Francis Big Tobacco and Edna Fox.

He now watches over his precious children, Lenny, Blaine( Jonie), Ginny(Eli), Jarrette, Frank JR, Credence, Adopted children Nadine Wolf Child, Leah Wolf Child, Franklin Stevens, and Jason Calf Robe.  Grandchildren Renette(Daryl), Wyatt, Drake(Taylene), Georgia, Maisen, and Jole.  Great grandchildren Alexander, Vader, Raymond, and baby bun in the oven Drake JR.  His presence will be missed by his best friend "Billy" the Goat that he loved and adored. Frank loved all his nieces and nephews as his own children. Frank will be tremendously missed by his loving siblings Claudia(Joe) Patrick, Melvina(Clifford) Healy, Francine Big Tobacco, Jocelyn(Troy) Sun Walk and Anthony(Harriette)Red Gun. In 1987, Frank was Predeceased by his wife Emma Wolf Child who is the mother of his beautiful daughters. WIth a healing heart Frank met the mother of his precious boys Clara Sunwalk,  who made her heavenly journey on Feb 9th, 2019. Frank is now united with our heavenly family: his parents Francis Big Tobacco and Edna Fox,  Siblings Joseph Big Tobacco, Irma Wolf Child, Joyce Big Tobacco,  Rena Maguire, Jeffrey Big Tobacco, Delia White Eagle, Anne Many Heads, and Woody Royal.   Niece Karen Healy and Nephew Chase Big Tobacco. The family would like to send special acknowledgements to Franks nurses for their nursing skills and especially their kindness. Thank you Tessa Jones and Cheryl Sorensen. The family of Frank will be celebrating his life's accomplishments on June 26th, 2020.  Family and friends are invited to his residence (West gleichen Map 3A house 272) on Siksika Nation Alberta. Funeral Services will take place on June 27th, 2020 at 1:00 pm at The Holy Trinity Parish Siksika Nation Alberta.Frank will be laid to rest in The Canon Stockton Cemetery in Siksika Nation Alberta. Frank came from a large family of James and Mary Many Guns, Scalp Locks, Bull Bears, Cutmanes, Red Guns, Rabbit Carriers, Big Throat, Hind Bull, Cutters, Breakers, Fox’s and Ayoungmans. The family sincerely apologizes for anyone we may have missed. The family would like to remind all those in attendance to follow the social distancing rules that are in place.  We ask you to utilize masks and hand sanitizer to protect from the Covid 19 virus.  Our family thanks you in advance for the protection and safety of our people.



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Wake Service
June 26, 2020

6:00 PM
At Home
Siksika, AB T0J 3W0

Funeral Service
June 27, 2020

1:00 PM
Holy Trinity Catholic Church

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