Samuel Thomas Pelletier (Omookohpiikiis/Curved Rib Spencer Owl Child) – Passed away peacefully on Friday June 23rd, 2017 at the Peter Lougheed Hospital after a lengthy illness at the age of 60 years old. Samuel was born in Calgary, AB on November 10th, 1956 and was a member of the Siksika Nation. Samuel was predeceased by his parents Lorna and Peter Pelletier, and sister Myrna Peebles. He is survived by his loving devoted wife of 38 years Heather, five children Bradley, Samantha (Jeff), Trevor (Crystal), Travis (Jessica), and Jesse and his five grandchildren Jordan, Jacob, Anessa, Leighton, and Lorna. He is also survived by his Special Auntie Alice, Uncle Stanley, Uncle Larry (Glayne), sister Pauline Budnyk (Dave), brothers John, Brian, Keith (Lori), brother-in law Dean Peebles, Mother in-law Janet Bruce (Warren), Father in-law Don Bruce (Judy), Brother in-laws Doug (Angie), Graeme (Keri), Sister in-law Sarah (Dave), father John Waucaush, and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, co-workers, and extended and adopted families, and numerous special people (too many to name). A huge thank you to his doctors; Dr. Graham Hunter, Dr. Brent Haverstock & staff, the podiatry team at the Peter Lougheed, a very special thanks to all the staff on Unit 38 and a very big hug to Sam’s favourite nurse’s assistant, Wudu. Wake services will be held at the home of Heather Pelletier on Thursday June 29th at 12:00pm. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 44 Street and 16 Avenue SE on Friday June 30th, 2017 at 11:00am. Interment will follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens, and a gathering afterwards at the East Calgary Twin Arenas in the upstairs lounge; 299 Erin Woods Drive SE, Calgary, AB.