On June 9, 2017, Don passed away peacefully at the age of 84, with his family at his side.
Don will be remembered by his partner Rita Vanasse; daughter Kristine (Glenn) Getschel, son George (Shanda) Wenzel; grandchildren Kyle, Kalyn, Ryan, Travis, Amy and Adam; his sister Irma (Walt) Glanville, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Don was predeceased by his parents Berthold and Pauline; and siblings Margaret, Dorothy, Maxine and Wayne.
The family wish to express their sincere gratitude to the Jubilee Lodge Nursing Home staff, who lovingly cared for Don over the past 4 years, and to the University of Alberta Hospital Emergency Room and Unit 5C staff for their wonderful and compassionate caregiving in his final days.
Respecting Don’s wishes there will be no funeral service.