Sherwin Lyle Flanders of Red Deer AB passed away at the Red Deer Hospice October 24, 2019 at the age of 68.
He was born in Trail BC and raised on a farm close to Donalda AB. In 1975 he married Jean Marshall, his lifelong partner and best friend. Sherwin was a dozer operator and truck driver working mostly on pipelines. He and son David had their own pipeline company for a time. In his spare time, he and Jean landscaped and renovated every house they owned. He was a very talented woodworker and made furniture, bowls and pens.
Sherwin will be lovingly remembered by wife Jean; son David (Jenny); daughter Julie; granddaughter Grace; mother Patricia; brothers Blaine and Colin; sister Sherralyn as well as numerous other family members and friends.
A celebration of life will be held at the Deer Park Alliance Church, 2960 - 39 Street, Red Deer, AB on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the ALS Society or the Red Deer Hospice Society.
Condolences to Sherwin’s family may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Arrangements in care of Meaningful Memorials Funeral Service, serving Red Deer and all of Central Alberta, 587-876-4944.
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