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In Loving Memory Of

Emanuel Bale


Emanuel “Bud” Bale, resident of Grande Prairie, AB, formerly of Fisher Branch, MB, passed away on Saturday, August 11, 2018, at Points West Hospice in Grande Prairie, at the age of 85 years.

Bud was born February 2, 1933 in fisher Branch, MB and was raised on a farm. He left Manitoba as a young man in the late 1950’s and came to Alberta where he met his future wife, Frances, in Grande Prairie. Together they raised four children Geraldine, Victor, Joanne, and Christine.

Bud apprenticed a s a mechanic at Tissington Motors in the late 1960’s which began his lifelong career. He eventually became a heavy-duty mechanic with a certificate in small engines as well.

Until he was no longer able to, Bud loved golfing (especially the Pitch n Putt), bowling, woodworking, walks, and puttering with anything mechanical. He also enjoyed “coffeeing” and socializing.

He will be sadly missed by his children: Geri (Rick) Conrad, Victor Bale, Joanne Bale, and Christine (Brad) Mosenko; grandchildren: Ryan (Diana) Conrad, David (Loranda) Conrad, Danielle Green, Michael Green, Travis Bale, Shaun Bale, Niphon Mosenko, Kristen Mosenko, Josh Mosenko, and Kaitlin Mosenko; great-grandchildren Vera and Indie Conrad; sisters Alice Wawruck, and Bernice (Jack) Gunderson; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Bud was predeceased by his wife Frances, brothers Ernest Bale and Raymond Bale, nephew Michael Wawruck, parents Emanuel and Ludivine Bale, and parents in-law Margaret and John Prus.

Thank you to Dr. Murthi, Dr Obiajulu, Dr. Groenwald, and Points West Living for their years of care of Bud. Also to Dr. Ian Renfree, Dr. Hagan, Dr. Mario Anez, the QEII ER, ICU, 3North and Points West Hospice Staffs for their care in the last few weeks of Bud’s life.

A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 2:00pm, at Oliver’s Funeral Home in Grande Prairie (10005 107 Ave.).

Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer Society (102, 9823 116 Ave., Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 4B4), Grande Prairie Hospice and Palliative Care Society (Box 21215, Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 6W7), or to a charity of one’s choice.


In Loving Memory of

Emanuel Bale


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Memorial Service
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
2:00 PM
Oliver's Funeral Home
10005 - 107 Ave
Grande Prairie, AB
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