David Frederick Charles Barradell

Obituary of David Frederick Charles Barradell

David Frederick Charles Barradell (AKA Summer Santa / Alfonso Dafango) was born in Turtleford, Saskatchewan in 1946. He went to sleep peacefully with wife Brenda by his side on August 29, 2020 at the age of 74 years.

David means Beloved, and there was no one who loved or was more loved than he.

David will be deeply missed by his wife Brenda Ann, daughters Kimberley Marie and Kari Ann (Rodney), granddaughter Chelsea Marie, sister Gwen Parasynchuk Hourie and Cliff, brother-in-law David Nagel, sisters-in-law Donna Villanyi (John) and Dawn Barradell, and numerous nephews, nieces and cousins, many childhood and lifelong friends, and his little four-legged princess, Dolly.

David was predeceased by his father, Arthur Charles, mother Christine Doris, brother Ronnie, and sisters Pam, Pat, and Sheila.

Oh, how we will miss your crazy long stories, your gift of sharing a song to make us cry, and a joke to make us laugh.

Thanks for always making us smile. Thanks for always making us feel loved.

Soar to the sky and pick a cloud and rest.

A private family service will be held.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Central Alberta Humane Society, 4505 – 77 Street, Red Deer AB, T4P 2J1, or online at cahumane.com.

Condolences for Brenda’s family may be emailed to meaningful@telus.net.

Arrangements in care of Meaningful Memorials Funeral Service, Red Deer AB. A locally owned funeral and cremation provider serving Red Deer and all of Central Alberta  587-876-4944.

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