Obituary of Monica Mary Muskego
Monica Mary (Bingo) Muskego - Spomaki (Sky Woman)
Monica, better known as Bingo, was born into the Siksika Nation on December 28, 1954. It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Monica at 66 years old on November 25, 2021. Monica was the daughter of Nicholas and Maggie Black Kettle. She was married to her beloved husband Robert Muskego for over 40 years.
Monica is survived by her husband Robert Muskego, her sons Robbie Black Kettle, A.J and P.J Black Kettle, and David Muskego. Her sisters Yvonne Conrad, and Joanne (Duane) Red Old Man, and Doris Black Kettle and brother Kelly Good Eagle. As well as many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her nieces and nephews, Kim Black Kettle, Ervina (Horton) Black Kettle, Murray (Charlene) Conrad, Michelle Black Kettle, Joanne Good Eagle, Lindsey Mottus, Nikki (Rolland) Black Kettle, Bryce (Desmond) Black Kettle, Shane (Reigen) Red Old Man and Desiree (Catlin) Red Old Man, Derrill, Jenneen (Tommy), Justin, Jasmine, Braden, and Cody Black Kettle, and her numerous great nieces and nephews. Her brothers in law Marcel and Felix Muskego. Extended family members are Muskego, Good Eagle, Black Kettle, Sitting Eagle, Bear Chief, Scabby Robes, Bear Robe, Weasel Head, Calf Robe, Crow Chief, Weasel Moccasin, First Rider, Many Guns, Sleigh, Starlight, Tailfeathers, Goodstriker, Wadsworth, Beebe, Rabbit Carrier, Many Shots, Rides at the Door, Olney, and our apologies if we missed anyone.
Monica had a huge heart; she was a beautiful person, and she had a kind and loving nature. She will be remembered for her infectious laugh, sense of humor, and her strong-willed personality. She loved all her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews in her own special way.
Monica was welcomed to the spirit world by her parents Nicholas and Maggie Black Kettle, Brother Derald Black Kettle, Sister Daphne Good Eagle, sons Mervin Good Eagle, Cody, Emmitt, Brian Black Kettle and daughter Robin Black Kettle, granddaughter Mariah Black Kettle, great-grandson Carter Black Kettle, and nephew Chris Conrad.
She was also predeceased by her mother in law Caroline Piche, father in law Pierre Muskego, Vernon, David, Brenda, Carmela, Lawrence, Bernice, Helen and Francis Muskego.
Wake Services will be held on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at the Spiritual Centre in Cold Lake First Nation. Funeral Mass will be celebrated December 2, 2021 at 11:00 am at the St. Raphael Catholic Church in Cold Lake First Nation. Graveside Services to follow at the Cold Lake First Nation Cemetery.
Respectfully the Muskego Family