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Dennis Gerald Schmelzle

March 27, 1953 – April 04, 2021

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dennis

Schmelzle of Athabasca, AB on April 04, 2021 with his family by his

side. He passed peacefully at the University of Alberta Hospital in

Edmonton, AB at the age of 68 after a courageous battle with cancer.

He will be remembered by his loving wife, Leasa; daughter Jana Clancy

(James); sons, Dion and Cody (Alyssa); step-son Travis Juba;

and 9 grandchildren, Breann, Jordan, Jaden, Chloe, Chase,

Noah, Henry, Emmett, and Jayden.

In keeping with Dennis’ request, no service will be held.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made

to: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada or Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice.

The family wishes to send a special thank-you to all those

who supported him: University of Alberta – 5F4, Dr. Nancy

Zhu, and the Medical Outpatient Unit; Athabasca Health Care

Centre; Dr. Ryan Schaub; Home Care Services in Athabasca;

the nurses and staff at the UAH and Athabasca. Your care and

support for Dennis will always be remembered.

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