Geduhn, Frank Albert

In Loving Memory of Frank Albert Geduhn  1941 – 2022
Written by ECA Review

In Loving Memory of Frank Albert Geduhn 
1941 – 2022

Frank passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 31, 2022 at the age of 80 years young. 

Frank was born on June 13, 1941 at Tawatinaw, Alta. the second son of George Frank Geduhn and Dorothy Ann Wroe-Geduhn. 

Frank attended school in Violet Grove, Alta. After Grade 7 he quit school and moved to Snipe Lake with his father George where he started a 20 mile trapline. 

Frank came to settle down in Hemaruka, Alta. in 1959 on the John Sirman place, where in the winter Frank and Ed Powell broke horses. 

Then in the summer of 1962 Frank went out to Pigeon Lake to break horses and ran a dude string for Jack Nash. This is where he met the love of his life, Susan. 

He worked in Edmonton at Shaw Pipe for a time and then changed jobs where he put siding on buildings with Jim Sparks. 

Frank and Susan were married on June 16, 1966 where they settled down on their newly purchased farm at Hemaruka, Alta. that had belonged to Nick Dybak. They continued ranching together for the next 56 years. 

Frank loved to be in the great outdoors, hunting everything from big horn sheep to deer. Everything was always better when spent with friends and family. 

Frank is survived by his loving wife and best friend Susan Geduhn; their children: Heather (Mike Grady) Geduhn and her daughter, Melissa Geduhn (Jordie Norman); Karen (Tim) Dobruk, and their children Rebecca (Alex) Schneider and Samantha Dobruk; Kim (Ed) Cooper and their children Ashley (Jonathan Caseley) Cooper and Ryley Cooper.

Also his sister, Charlotte (Robert) Holt and their children; Stan (Debbie) Holt and their children, Brandan (Caitlin) and daughter Ava Holt; and Jessica (Adam Way) and their children, Grayson and Aubree; Marie Holt and her children, James (Marianna) and Savannah; Rob Holt (Kim Muise) and his children, Bobby (Samantha) Holt and Christina (Luc Martin); Kelly Semple; Arlene  (Dave) Harris and their children Danielle (Nick Hazelwood) and Brianne (Dennis) Cyr and daughter Vivian. 

Frank was predeceased by parents George and Dorothy Geduhn; sisters Margaret Geduhn and Irene (Renie) Geduhn; uncle Albert Wroe; brother Frederick Stanley Geduhn, and nephew Stewart Holt. 

A celebration of Frank’s life will be held at the St. Peters Lutheran Cemetery in the spring. Date to be determined. 

Memorial donations in memory of Frank may be made to the Alberta Sheep Foundation to help put sheep back on the mountain (Box 2639, Rocky Mountain House, Alberta T4T 1L6), Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation or to the Canadian Cancer Society. 

Condolences may be sent to the family at Parkview Funeral Chapels & Crematorium entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements 403-578-3777. 

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