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In Loving Memory Of

Judy Van Dresar


Judy Van Dresar passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at the age of 58 years, after a long and courageous battle with ALS.

Judy was born to Peter and Elsie Thiesson on November 29, 1958. She was born in Hythe and raised in Goodfare and later Beaverlodge. Judy called Grande Prairie home for most of her life.

Judy had a zest for life and loved walking, being outdoors and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Judy will be remembered for her amazing personality which always left an impression on everyone she met. She fought bravely and unrelenting to the end.

Judy will be missed by her mother Elsie Thiesson; husband Dale Van Dresar; children: Shaun Van Dresar (Kyla Van Dresar) and Mandy Van Dresar (Nick Ingraham); grandchildren: Maiya Van Dresar, Sophie Van Dresar, and Jackson Van Dresar; brother Gary Thiesson (Barb Carle Thiesson); sister Janice Willsey (Jim Willsey); as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her father Peter Thiesson.

Judy’s family and friends are invited to join together for a Celebration of Life on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at 1:00pm, at Faith Lutheran Church in Grande Prairie (9614 108 Ave.).

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the ALS Society of Alberta (7874 10 Street NE, Calgary, AB, T2E 8W1) or online at:

In Loving Memory of

Judy Van Dresar


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Funeral Service Details

Celebration of Life
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
1:00 PM
Faith Lutheran Church
9614 108 Ave., Grande Prairie, AB
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