David Alma Glasier passed away at the Rosefield Centre, Innisfail, Alta. on Mon., Dec. 27, 2021 at the age of 88 years.
David was born on June 15, 1933 at home, southeast of Federal, Alta. to Alma and Leona Glasier. He was the fourth child. David had three brothers and five sisters.
He started driving truck at an early age and drove for over 50 years, working for himself, and various employers hauling cattle, gravel, bales and gas.
On Jan. 5, 1953 he married Wilma Schmidt. They had three children: Darlene, Richard and Don.
In about 1958 they settled on a farm north of Coronation and lived there until health issues forced him to leave the farm.
David will be lovingly remembered by his daughter, Darlene (Dwaine) Saar, his two sons, Richard (Christine) and Don (Pam), his grandchildren, Nathan (Susanne), Stephen, Danielle (Kevin), Ryan (Laura), David, Jennifer, Sheena (Greg), Trisha (Steven) Kyle (Jenna), his 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
He will also be sadly missed by his brother, Bill (Marietta), his two sisters, Faye (Alan) Shearer and Arlene Fisher, sister-in-law, Sally Glasier, brother-in-law, Pete Schmidt and sister-in-law Betty Schmidt as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
David was predeceased by his wife of 60 years, Wilma; his parents, Alma and Leona, two brothers, Edward (Edna) and George, his three sisters; Edith (Archie) Laird, Rose (Archie) Sorge Janet Macaig and his brother-in-law Wayne Fisher, his in-laws Henry Sr. and Nettie (Emily), brother-in-law Henry Jr. Schmidt, sister-in-law, Jean (Winton) Wangsness, and sister-in-law Annette (Ronald) Barnes.
Honouring David’s wishes, no funeral will be held. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Coronation Cemetery Fund.
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Arrangements in care of: Heartland Funeral Services Ltd. 4415 – 49 St. Innisfail, Alta. Phone: 403.227.0006, Fax: 403.227.6437.