HEIDEBRECHT, Herbert Vernon

Surrounded by his loving family, Herb passed away peacefully at Westview Care Community in Linden, Alberta on December 29, 2021. Herb was born in Linden on August 22, 1941 to Elizabeth and Peter Heidebrecht. He moved to Coaldale at age five where he lived until he graduated High School. After attending Bible School and University, Herb eventually returned to Linden where he was a teacher for the next 24 years. Herb married Linda Koehn on August 28, 1965. They had three sons, Timothy, Patrick an

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KESTERKE, Elmer

Elmer Kesterke, age 91, joined Our Father in heaven on January 2, 2022, from the Red Deer hospital after a bout of pneumonia. He was born to Emma and Julius Kesterke on March 30, 1930, in Trochu, Alberta. Elmer was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He was predeceased by his first wife Marlene, and two sons, Leroy, and Lyle. He is survived by his wife Marian of 48 years, his children Ralph Kesterke, Carol Schiele, Karen (Doug) Fenton and his grandchildren Scott, Brent, Brady, Paige, Ka

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WIK, Elmer Paul

Born February 17th, 1930. Passed away December 21, 2021. Dad passed away peacefully at the age of 91, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Trochu. He was born on February 17th, 1930 and was the third child born to Arild and Alma Wik of Huxley. He had 3 brothers, Pete, Alf and Roy and three sisters, Glenna, Sonia and Lila. He grew up on a farm outside of Huxley and attended Huxley School until grade 10 when he went to work for his father. Dad loved playing hockey and baseball in his younger years. He

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WELLER, Joanne

1952 – 2021

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Joanne Marie Weller, at Points West, Red Deer on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at the age of 69 years. Joanne was born June 28, 1952 to Velna and Earl Dorscheid in Grande Prairie, Alberta. She was raised east of Grande Prairie, on the family farm in the Glen Leslie area. Joanne married a local boy, Gary Rutberg in 1970 and they had two children, Darren Earl and Jamie Rae. They were married until his unt

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