March 13, 1952 – March 28, 2019
Dale Christianson of Bluffton, Alberta passed away at his home on Thursday, March 28,
2019 at the age of 67 years.
Dale was born on March 13, 1952 in Hanna, Alberta, and lived on what is now the Calgary Stampede Horse Ranch. In 1958 he moved to Chinook, Alberta; where his family had cows, horses, and farmed. Dale was united in marriage to Gloria in 1992, and welcomed two step-daughters into his life. During the summer of 1993, the four of them moved to Bluffton where he continued to raise cows and to further expand his passion for horses. Dale was actively supportive in community events in both Chinook and Rimbey; such as playing cards, rodeos, dances, brandings, and many other events.
Dale will be forever remembered and sadly missed by his loving family: Lynette (Phil) Wheale and their children: Grady, Kecia, and Corbin of Rimbey; and Candice (Jason) Bennink and their children: Cayden, Lexi, and Keanen, also of Rimbey. He will also be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his two sisters, Patsy (Brian) Walton; and Terry-Anne (Bob) Cockburn, both of Hanna; as well as several nieces and nephews, other relatives, and many close friends. Dale was predeceased by his parents, Ralph and Doreen Christianson.
A Gathering of Family and Friends in Celebration of Dale’s Life will be held at the Bluffton Community Hall, Bluffton on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 1 pm with Mr. Stan Skeels hosting. If friends desire, memorial tributes in Dale’s Memory may be made directly to Kids in Sports, c/o Janet Stout, Box 655, Rimbey, Alberta T0C 2J0. Condolence messages may be forwarded to the family by visiting: www.ofc-ltd.ca.
Cremation Arrangements for the Late Dale Christianson entrusted to the care of Oberhammer Funeral Chapels Ltd.
Oberhammer Funeral Chapels Ltd.