July 18, 1950 – January 3, 2010
Vern went to be with his Lord and Saviour on Sunday, January 3, 2010 at the age of 59 years after fighting a long hard battle with esophageal cancer. Thanks to God and a bone marrow transplant, Vern lived twelve years previous from Stage IV non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.
He leaves to mourn his loving wife of thirty-four years Evelyn, son Colin (Trudy) and grandson Cayden; daughter Crystal (Jason Russ) all of Calgary AB; mother Evelyn Sale of Kindersley, SK; brothers, Rick of Hoosier, SK, Roger of Houston, TX; sister Lori (Dan Boisvert) of Marengo, SK; aunts Barbara Sale and Wilma Becker; uncle Sonny Weisbrod; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Vern was predeceased by his father Gene Sale in 1984.
Funeral Services will be held at Advent Lutheran Church at (11 Scenic Acres Gate N.W.) on Friday, January 8, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. A reception will follow. A Graveside Service will be held in Hoosier, SK at a later date. You may forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433. Special thanks to Doctors Bebb, Kerba and MacEachern. Also special thanks to the Palliative Care Dr.’s and nurses at Agape Hospice for their kindness and care.
In living memory of Vern Sale, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences