January 26, 1962 – March 19, 2013
Henry Bukkems of Winfield Alberta passed away peacefully surrounded by all who loved him on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at the age of 51 years.
He leaves to cherish his memory; his loving spouse of 10 years Candus Torkelson; daughter, Shalin Bukkems; son, Tanner Bukkems; stepsons, Jesse Torkelson (Tiffany), Cody Torkelson (Melissa), Kyle Torkelson, and Colt Torkelson and two grandchildren Jax and Blaze of Jesse and Tiffany Torkelson; mother, Fransiena Bukkems; sisters, Johanna Bukkems (Tom), Nellie Kirwer (Greg), Frances Tebb(Kelly); brothers, Tom Bukkems(Elaine), Walter Bukkems(Donna), Peter Bukkems(Bonnie), and Tony Bukkems.
Henry was predeceased by his father, Anton Bukkems in 2004.
Henry enjoyed spending time with family and friends, hunting, fishing, camping, going to rodeos and farming. He was also kept busy with keeping up on the maintenance of six children’s vehicles.
The family would like to say a special thank you to, Stars Air Ambulance, University of Alberta and Dustin and the rest of ConocoPhillips.
A Celebration of Life was held on Wednesday March 27, 2013 at 1:00 pm, at the Winfield Agriplex in Winfield Alberta.
If friends so desire memorial donations in loving memory of Henry may be made to the Stars Foundation, 1441 Aviation PK NE Box 570, Calgary AB T2E 9Z9.
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