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In Loving Memory Of

Kenneth Forseth


Kenneth “Ken” Forseth, a longtime resident of the Buffalo Lakes area, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at the QEII Hospital with his children by his side.

Ken was born April 26, 1930 in Sexsmith, AB.

His memory will be forever treasured by his children: David (Gloria) Forseth of Sexsmith, Dwight (Lisa) Forseth of Okotoks, and Sharon (Glenn) Breitkreuz of Grande Prairie; seven grandchildren: Amanda (Stephen) Sherwin of Grande Prairie, Joshua (Cheralyn) Forseth of Sexsmith, Russell Breitkreuz of Grande Prairie, Brett Breitkreuz of Grande Prairie, Anna (Regan) Luth of Vancouver, Benjamin Forseth of Okotoks, and Esther Forseth of Okotoks; four great-grandchildren: Ezekiel and Isaac Sherwin (mother Amanda), Azalea and Lincoln Forseth (father Joshua); brothers: Orville (Erin) Forseth of Sexsmith, Jack (Sue) Forseth of Grande Prairie, Howard Forseth of Sexsmith, and Victor Forseth of Sexsmith; sisters: Helen Sutton of Dawson Creek  and Alice Melnychuk of Three Hills; brother in-law Neil (Meg) Swanson of Peace River; sister in-law Shirley (Bob) Peters of Clairmont; as well as numerous nephews, nieces, and cousins.

He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 41 years, Esther Forseth; parents John and Gudrun Forseth; father and mother in-law Alexis and Amanda Swanson; brothers in-law Harry Melnychuk and Ray Sutton; and great-grandson Jericho Forseth.

A Public Viewing will be held on Friday, April 27, 2018, from 7:30pm to 8:30pm at Oliver’s Funeral Home in Grande Prairie (10005 107 Ave.).

The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at 1:00pm, at Christian Fellowship Assembly in Grande Prairie (11449 92 St.). Interment to follow at the Bethel Pentecostal Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to SAM Ministries for Dwight and Lynn Lagore who are missionaries to Mozambique (SAM Ministries Inc., 3715-85 St., Edmonton, AB, T6K 3R9, Please do not write designation on the check itself, but include the information on a separate note) or to Gideon’s International Bibles of Canada (PO Box 3619, Guelph,ON, N1H 7A2).

In Loving Memory of

Kenneth Forseth


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Friday, April 27, 2018
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Oliver's Funeral Home
10005 - 107 Ave
Grande Prairie
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Funeral Service Details

Funeral Service
Saturday, April 28, 2018
1:00 PM
Christian Fellowship Assembly - Grande Prairie
11449 92 St.
Grande Prairie, Alberta
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