Erika Driesen

Obituary of Erika Leigh Driesen

Erika Leigh Driesen, 18, passed away peacefully on Friday morning, September 13, 2019 in Calgary, Alberta.

She was born June 7, 2001 in Red Deer, the daughter of Ed and Lisa Driesen, and sister to Tyler, Kayla and Lucas.

Erika was a beautiful, energetic young lady who lived life to the fullest every day. Erika attended Hunting Hills High School and graduated recently from grade 12. She loved sports and it was very much a part of her life. From dance, soccer, gymnastics to school volleyball and basketball, she loved them all. Her biggest passion was for ringette during the winter and competitive swimming during the summer.

Erika is predeceased by grandpa Albertus (Ben) Driesen, grandma Adriana Driesen, cousin Justin Graber and grandpa James (Jim) Wicker.

A celebration of Erika’s life will take place at Crossroads Church on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 2 pm.

The family would like to support the Canadian Blood Services and encourage blood donations by anyone who is able ( or contribute to the Terry Fox Foundation ( Condolences for the family may be emailed to

Arrangements in care of Meaningful Memorials Funeral Service, serving Red Deer and all of Central Alberta, 587-876-4944.

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