Peace Maker, Marlin Clintin “Tuffy,” Siinaimii – July 11, 1973 – July 31, 2020
With heavy hearts the family of Marlin “Tuffy” Peace Maker announce his sudden passing at the age of 47. Tuffy is survived by his Common-Law Tamara Royal; Children Jenna, Chaysen, Hayden, Zared and Owen; Step-Children Tyrae, Taren and Leonard; Grandchildren Clevon, Chevelle, Novah and Kayzin. He also leaves to mourn his passing his Dad Gary Red Crow; Brothers Rambert Red Crow, Kent Ayoungman and Brett Wright, Sister Karia Ayoungman, Sister’s in law, Jennie Red Crow, Missy Weasel Child; Adopted siblings Valerie and Madonna Red Crow, Sue Ayoungman, Shane Water Chief and Cory Giroux; Grandmother Virginia Medicine Traveller; Grandfather John Red Gun, Uncles Eric, Harvey Jr., Allan (Jennifer), Gordon (Linda) and Reynold; Aunties Rita, Myrna (Morris), Brenda and Letty, Auntie Moms’ Elizabeth (Garth) Peace Maker and Sharon Medicine Traveller, numerous nieces and nephews and special niece Billie Boss. Also his extended relatives from the Peace Maker, Calf, Water Chief, Kipp, Red Crow, Medicine Traveller and Red Gun families.
Tuffy was predeceased by his Mother Harvina Red Crow; Brothers Kelly and Jason Red Crow; Special Sister BJae Weasel Child; Grandparents, Allan Medicine Traveller, Harvey and Lorraine Peace Maker and Hilda Red Gun, Uncles Merlin and Billy Peace Maker, Emil Red Crow; Aunt Anita Peace Maker and cousin TJ Water Chief.
Tuffy’s children and grand-children were truly the pride and joy of his life, he loved them very much; he had a good heart and was a loyal friend and brother. Tuffy had a contagious laugh and was a born entertainer, family and friends were used to him busting out dance moves or singing out loud at the most random times. He was a physically strong athlete and enjoyed playing hockey with the Siksika Braves and the SEDCo team; he loved and excelled at the sport of Fastball, playing on both family teams, the Siksika Knights and the Siksika Rebels, he was very proud that the Rebels were 3-time Canadian Native Men’s Fastball Champions. Tuffy travelled to a lot of hockey and fastball games with his Uncle Reynold, they had a lot of good times together and shared a lot; he also played slowpitch for the Siksika A’s baseball team and was an avid pool player, playing with the Siksika Fanatics, Str8blackfoot and the N8tive Pride pool teams in the Calgary Pacific Vending Pool league.
The Wake Service will be held at the Siksika Piiksapii Memorial Arbour on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. Funeral Service, also at the Arbour, is on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Larry Water Chief officiating, followed by a Graveside Service at Paul Little Walker Gravesite. We would like to remind people who will be attending the Wake and Funeral services that masks must be worn and hand sanitizer will be made available, in accordance with local health regulations.
The family apologizes if there are any names we may have missed and would like to thank Siksika EMS, Siksika Fire, Gleichen RCMP and everyone who has kept the family in prayer during this difficult time.
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