Rossing, Wayne Harold

Wayne Harold Rossing
1950 ~ 2024


Wayne Harold Rossing, 74, beloved husband, father and cherished friend passed away peacefully on May 14, 2024 surrounded by his family, following a serious illness.

Wayne is survived by his loving wife of nearly 54 years Linda (nee Klatt); children: Jason (Tammy) Rossing and Corwyn (Kelsey) Rossing; grandchildren: Cooper, Jensen, Dylan, Austin and Connor Rossing; step-siblings: Dorothy Anderson and Stan Wheller; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Wayne is predeceased by his parents Thor Lief and Ellen Rossing, sister Doreen and brothers Ronald and Gordon.

Wayne entered the world on March 4, 1950 in Galahad, Alta. and at age 16 he went to work running heavy equipment which took him up north and surrounding areas.

Wayne’s passion was farming and in 1977 he went to work for Blume Ranchers for many years and continued in the farm industry until retirement in 2016.

In April 1998, Wayne survived a brain aneurysm. As a result, Wayne spent three months in the Foothills Hospital in Calgary and then eight and a half months in rehabilitation. Wayne’s determination and hard work aided his recovery, allowing Wayne to live a full life with Linda and his family.

Along with being a loving husband and father, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and travelling and will be missed by all who knew him.

A Celebration of Wayne’s Life was held on Sat. May 25, 2024 at 2 p.m. at the Galahad Agriplex, Galahad, Alta.

Memorial donations in Wayne’s name may be made to Our Lady of the Rosary Hospital, c/o Box 329, Castor, Alta. T0C 0X0.

Condolences may be forwarded to the family by visiting Parkview Funeral Chapels were entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements. For further information please call 403-882-3141.

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