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In Loving Memory Of

William John Wurst

 

William John Wurst, resident of Grande Prairie, passed away Thursday, September 20, 2018, in Grande Prairie, at the age of 95 years.

Bill was born on January 16, 1923 in Wakaw, SK. He served overseas in WWII and then homesteaded in the Peace River area with his wife, Rose. They raised a family of 9 children. Bill worked off the farm at various jobs, including CN Rail before retiring. They moved to BC and then other towns in Alberta before settling in Grande Prairie.

Bill had a good sense of humour, liked to travel and spend time with family. In his younger days, he enjoyed dancing, and playing cards and horseshoes. He also enjoyed working with wood (his family has many projects built by him), camping, and, the past few years, riding his scooter around the city.

He will be sadly missed by his wife Rose; sister Irene; children: Dennis (Grace), Roberta, Donna (Joe), Judy (Al), Gerry (Victoria), Dorothy (Dale), Richard (Carmen), and Leonard; grandchildren: Jeanette, Kerry, Tammy, Roy, David, Ann-Marie, Jan, Hans, Heather, Jonathan, Stephanie, Jim, Patricia, Michael, Teresa, Michael, Kristen, Shannon, Thomas, Rhea, Eric, and Larissa; great-grandchildren; Noah, Brady, Keaton, Josh, Cole, Abby, Thomas, Sam, Zoey, Julia, Sebastian, Maddison, Kenzie, Ally, Mathew, Brooke, Blake, Amanda, Tyler, Cody, Shelby, and Nevada; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents: Stephen and Anne; brothers: Stephen, Edward, and Mike; sisters: Helen and Annie; daughter Carol; and granddaughter Loretta.

A Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at 12:00pm, at Glen Leslie Cemetery.

 A Luncheon will follow at 2:00pm at the Grande Prairie Royal Canadian Legion (9912 101 Ave.).

Memorial donations may be made to Salvation Army Community Church (9525 83 Ave., Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 6V1).

In Loving Memory of

William John Wurst
 

 
 

 
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Graveside
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
12:00 PM
Glen Leslie Cemetery

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