Howard Wayne Albers passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on June 1, 2014 in Red Deer. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Anges; his children, Lyle and Darlene (Luke and Jesse), Todd and Christine (Emily and Graham), Jennifer and Kris (Thomas, Olivia and Kale), Michele and Nick (Malcolm, Grace and Mason). Howard was born in Lacombe and lived his whole life in that area. He farmed and did oilfield work for many years. The last 6 years were spent in Sylvan Lake, the last 2 at the Bethany Care Centre. Private funeral services were held at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Bentley on June 6, 2014.