Rick Scheler was born in Daysland, Alta. on Mar. 10, 1973 and passed away suddenly on July 31, 2019 at the age of 46 years.
He will be greatly missed by his best friend and loving wife of 24 years, Candy; his sons Derek, Curtis and Jared; his parents, Gary and Carol; brother Rob (Heather), niece Alaire Grace; and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.
His passing has left a huge void in our family and our community.
We, his family are grateful for the outpouring of love and support that we have received. It is appreciated.
Rick was predeceased by his grandparents; Hardy and May Scheler and Alan and Dorothy Brennan; his Uncle Doug Scheler; and cousin Dan Schmaltz.
A memorial service for Rick Scheler was held at the Forestburg Community Hall on Aug. 8, 2019, at 2 p.m.
Memorial donations in Rick’s memory may be made to the Community Enhancement Fund designated to the Forestburg Fire Department; the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Card of Thanks
The family of Rick Scheler would like to extend their sincere thanks to our family, friends and community for the tremendous kindness and support that we have received since Rick passed away.
To the Karve Energy and the Forestburg Fire Department families, thank you for your immediate and continued support. It has been invaluable.
To Noreen from Victim’s Services, thank you. Your assistance during that day was needed.
Thank you to the many family and friends for the gifts of flowers, food, visits, hugs and stories.
They were greatly appreciated.
Thank you to Jope Langejans for leading us through the service, Lorna Williams, Randy Howell and Anthony Holland for the music and Carl Jahns for technical support.
Alisa Glasier and Tara McMillan, thank you for creating the slide show for Rick, it was so well done.
Doug Brown, thank you for the stirring sound of the pipes.
There are no words to express how touching and appreciated the Fire Department tribute was…thank you.
To Darcy Jahns and his helpers, thank you for providing the lunch.
Thank you also to Les Fee, from Fee and Sons, for his compassion and professionalism during this difficult time.
We appreciate the many, many donations in Rick’s memory that were made to the Forestburg Fire Department, the Heart and Stroke Fund, the Big Knife Villa Van Fund, Stars and the Hasting Coulee Cemetery.