Posted: August 28th, 2015

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MERVIN TRAVIS “Pumpkin” VIELLE passed away suddenly in Lethbridge on August 19th, 2015 at the age of 42 years.

Mervin is survived by his mother, Marlice Vielle; stepfather Andrew Black Plume; children Angela (Dustin) Mason, Kay Jay, Nikedeus, Thadeus, Elijah, Andre, Sarah, Kaia, ; grandkids Bianca, Aries, Dante; companion Mary Bull Shields; sister Anita; brothers Marcus (Katherine) and Sonny (Tina) Vielle, Bevan White Cow, Trevor Cross Child; favorite uncle Martin (Elizabeth) Vielle; aunts Elsie Christien, Janet and Josephine Vielle, Gloria (Jack) Red Crow; great uncles Donald Big Swallow and Charlie (Betty) Crow Chief; great aunt Theresa Vielle; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and all who knew him.

Mervin’s education started with head start in Port Angeles, WA 1976 – 1977; grade one in Fall City, WA 1977 – 1978; Stand Off Day School 1979 – 1988; Fort Macleod G. R. Davis & F.P. Walsh; YMCA 1993; training LCC. He worked with his brothers in Medicine Hat but due to injuries on the work site, he couldn’t work anymore. Mervin was a shy, quiet, kind hearted guy. He like playing all kinds of sports with his brothers, cousins and friends. He enjoyed playing with grandkids, had a sense of humor, always joking around with Mom and others, loved playing his games and listening to music. The family will miss Mervin as he goes on his journey to the Spirit World.

He was predeceased by his grandparents Albert & Paula Vielle; sisters Marshalle Vielle & Josie Smith; brother Burton Lee Robinson; aunts Albert, Jackie, Rita, and Doreen Vielle; uncles Herman & Morris Vielle; cousins Larry & Kevin Vielle, Derrick & Donna Levy, Richard Christen Jr., Albert Vielle, Morris & Cheryle Knife, Edward Vielle.

A Wake Service will be held at the Old Saipoyi Gym, Blood Reserve on Friday, Aug. 28th from 7:00 p.m. continuing all night. The Funeral Service will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Blood Reserve on Saturday, Aug. 29th at 11:00 a.m. Interment in St. Catherine’s Cemetery.

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  1. Robyn Fox-Oka says:

    Marlice; my sincerest condolences to you and your family. Mervin participated in a wellness group I facilitated quite a few years back. I was always glad to see him around town and always asked how he was doing. I am sorry for your loss and I will keep you in my prayers!
    -Robyn Fox–Oka

  2. Angelina says:

    Awe i miss you dad.. ??

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