James Michael Ward


WARD, James Michael

1969 – 2019

It is with great sadness that the family of James Michael Ward, from Leduc Alberta, announces his passing on September 28, 2019 at the age of 49.  He peacefully passed away at home with his family by his side.  James strength and perseverance were prevalent in his battle for life.

James was born in Soest, Germany December 20, 1969.  He moved to Canada at the age of 4 and resided in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan until 1996.  He attended both the University of Alberta and the University of Saskatchewan.  As well, he ran the family business for many years. He permanently moved to Alberta in 1996 where he married, raised his family, worked in the oilfield and built a successful business. James led an exemplary life.  He coached many of his children’s sports teams through the years and loved spending time with friends and family.  James was a creative, motivated genius.  He spoke what he felt, had an incredible competitive spirit, was exceptionally industrious and extremely conscientious.

James is survived by his loving wife Lisa of 23 years, his children Zachary, Quinn and Hudson, his parents Shirley and Garry Ward, his brother Shawn (Lisa), Kristen, Evan, Garry, Sam, mother-in-law Monica and father-in-law Don, brother-in-law Todd (Julie), Caelyn, Jiness, Mark, brother-in-law Darcy (Jane)Tiffany, McKenzie, brother-in-law Jeff (Vanessa) along with many other family and friends.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Best Western Premier Denham Inn 5207-50 Avenue in Leduc, Alberta.


Serenity Funeral Service Leduc. ph: 780.980.3688

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Bonnie Trommelen

Dear Lisa and family. I was so very sad to hear of the passing of your dear husband James. Such a loss for you and your children is beyond words. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Kristine Porter

My heart is sad to hear of James passing.
I worked with James in the early 2000’s and have nothing but fond memories of a kind soul.
My condolences to your family.

Irene Donohue

Lisa, please accept my sincere condolences at this sad time. You and the kids are in my thoughts and prayers

Nate DeBoer

My sincerest condolences to Lisa, and the rest of the family. James had a great heart and he will be greatly missed, but fondly remembered.

Kristyn and Dallas Toth

Dallas and I are so very sorry and send our sincerest condolences to you Lisa, Zach, Quinn, Hudson and family. We will always remember James, and have you in our thoughts.

Juan Antonio Garcia and Marion Volk

Please receive our most sincere condolences. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May the Lord receive James in His presence and may his soul live in His house forever.

Brandy, Joe & Josh Fisher

Our deepest condolences at this sad time. Our thoughts are with you Lisa and family. Hold all the memories close to your heart, they will get you through the tough times.


My sincere condolences to you Lisa and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Jean Porter

Sending my deepest condolences to the family! Your life was too short on this earth, but you have left an amazing legacy in your three incredible children and your devoted wife. Leduc will miss such an important community member.

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