Kenneth Delbert “Ken” Wetzel recently of Ponoka, Alberta passed away Wednesday October 16, 2013 at the Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre at the age of 87 years. Ken was born on April 11, 1926 at Bentley, Alberta to Ronald and Nellie Wetzel and along with his sister Maxine grew up on the farm. Ken’s love for the farm remained with him his entire life. No matter how far he wandered his heart always yearned to be home in the Blindman Valley. Ken leaves to mourn his wife Edith of 60 amazing years, daughters Dianna and Delamae (Scot), Grandchildren Melissa (Tim) Meghan, Matthew (Jamie), Cam (Karina) and TJ; great grandchildren Emilee, Jeremiah and Aven; sister in law Anna; nephew Larry (Gail) and niece Maxine (Brad), along with numerous great nephews and nieces. Ken was blessed with many friends of all ages throughout his lifetime that he held close to his heart.
A funeral service was held for Ken on Monday October 21, 2013 at Bentley Community Church, at 1:00pm. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to your local SPCA reflecting dad’s deep love for the well being of animals, or to the Bentley Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.wilsonsfuneralchapel.ca
WILSON’S FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATORIUM
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