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
https://www.llscanada.org/ or Canadian Cancer Society
https://www.cancer.ca/ 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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