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SALE – Vernon Gene

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.

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  1. Evelyn, Colin and Crystal,

    I’m am so sorry to hear about the loss of Vern. I often think of you guys and remember back to our time in Lethbridge. Wishing you all the best in this most difficult time.

    Brad Neve

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  2. We are very sorry to hear of Verns Passing. Vern was one of the nicest men I had the pleasure of working with in all my years at Sick’s Brewery. He was always a gentleman. Our Prayers and thoughs will be with you, Evelyn and your family.

    Tom & Betty Lewis

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  3. Dear Evelyn and family, So sorry to hear about Vern’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We have very fond memories of all of you from your days spent on Laval Blvd. So sorry that we are not able to be with you today, Connie

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  4. Andrea Mitchell (Neve) :

    Dear Evelyn, Colin and Crystal,
    I am saddened to hear of the loss of Vern and would like to pass along my sincere condolences to you all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Andrea

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  5. phyllis mcVicker :

    Sorry to here of Vern’s passing. With our heartfelt sympathy we hope this time of sadness passes gently on its way and that beautiful memories remain precious keepsakes always in your heart.

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