1953 – 2014

Mr. David Charles “Dave” Kruger of Didsbury, Alberta passed away at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre, Red Deer on Monday, May 5, 2014 at the age of 60 years. Dave was born on September 2, 1953 at Fairview, Alberta. He worked in the Oilfield Industry and was employed with Peter Overwater Construction at Olds, Alberta. Dave had a passion for sports; he loved playing hockey and also refereed many games. He also enjoyed playing golf. Dave avidly cheered on his favorite teams, the Boston Bruins and the Calgary Stampeders. Although a rough and athletic man, Dave had a heart of gold and loved his family. He was known as the Greatest Uncle ever to his adoring nieces and nephews. Dave truly loved them and they were his pride and joy. Dave will be lovingly remembered by his brothers and sisters; Deanna Overwater of Calgary, Alberta, Dennis (Bev) Kruger of Mission, British Columbia, Dorothea (Bruce) Sheppard of Red Deer, Alberta, Darcy (Zareena) Kruger of Calgary, Alberta and Doug (Judi) Kruger of Dallas, Texas. He will also be deeply missed by his cherished nieces, nephews and numerous great nieces and nephews, as well as many loyal friends. Dave was predeceased by his parents, Al and Rosemary Kruger and a brother-in-law, Eric Overwater. A Celebration of Dave’s Life will be held at Heartland Funeral Services, 5226 – 46 Street, Olds, Alberta on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with The Reverend Gary Sinclair officiating. Dave will be laid to rest with his parents at the Olds Cemetery, Olds, Alberta. If desired, Memorial Donations in Dave’s honor may be made directly to the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre, Palliative Care Unit at www.albertahealthservices.ca.

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www.parklandfuneralhome.com. Arrangements in care of

Gordon R. Mathers,

Funeral Director at


6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040.

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