Richard Carl JUUTI

JUUTI, Richard Carl

Richard Carl (Dick) Juuti passed away in the Red Deer Hospital, on Wednesday, October, 12, 2016, after a short battle with pneumonia at the age of 77 years. He was born December, 3, 1938 to Carl and Martha Juuti at Bentley, AB. He leaves to mourn his beloved family: wife of 51 years, Carmen Staudinger Juuti; his children, Shane (Patti) of Gimlet, AB, Shelley (Merle) Olin of Fort Fraser, BC, Karen (Curtis) Lampinen of Laurium, Michigan, Kimberly (Mike) Hilman of Sylvan Lake, AB, and Timothy (Shaunna) of Bentley, AB; 22 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren; his brothers, Robert (Jill), Ralph (Linda) and William (Janet); his sister, Rita (Ken) Duckering; and youngest brother, Leroy (Sharron) and families; Carmen’s siblings, Russ (Susie), Harv (Lois), Dick (Karina), Louise (Wilfred) Butterfly, George (Beth), and Sue Ann (Ken) Brzak and families; numerous cousins and valued friends. Dick was predeceased by infant son, Kenneth in 1968; his father, Carl in 1997; and his mother, Martha in 2015. Dick wore several hats in his working life. As a journeyman carpenter, he worked 30+ years for the County of Lacombe as crew and Maintenance Supervisor. Simultaneously, he served the Apostolic Lutheran Church of Sylvan Lake as Minister. After retirement, he did Mission work in Guatemala and India. He loved the outdoors and was a hunting guide in his early years, and hunted and fished as long as his health allowed him, about mid-2009. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at the Sylvan Lake Apostolic Lutheran Church, Twp Rd 382, Sylvan Lake, AB on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 7:00 pm. A Funeral Service will be held at the Eckville Community Centre on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 2:00 pm. Interment to follow at the Vig Cemetery, west of Bentley. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at

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