Sept 26 1960 – May 21 2013
Following a 1-year battle with cancer, Allan Dale Klemm passed away on Tuesday May 21, 2013, at the Charlotte County Hospital in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, at the age of 52 years. Allan was born in Stettler, to parents Gordon and Lois (Zeigler) Klemm. Following his graduation from high school, Allan started a career with Canada Post where he remained employed for the next 35 years. Allan’s employment with Canada Post included assignments to various postal stations in Edmonton, and Camrose, Alberta, as well as assignments over the past 4 years in Edmundston and most recently St. Stephen, New Brunswick. Allan was predeceased by his grandparents Louis and Mary Zeigler; his parents Lois and Gordon Klemm; his sister Marlene; his brother Louis; his brother-in-law Peter Labelle; and his uncle Harold Bell. Allan is survived by his three sisters, Deborah Vezina (Cyril) of Morinville; Barbara Smith (Orville) of Coronation; Brenda Klemm (Stewart Gale) of Edmonton; and sister-in-law Jasmine Klemm of the Philippines. He is also survived by nieces and nephews Charles, Kyle, Shenai, Cayla and Michael, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. By his request, Allan was cremated in New Brunswick. Family and friends are invited to an internment ceremony at 1:00 PM on Saturday, June 22, 2013, at the Red Willow Cemetery (Alberta secondary highway 850, County of Stettler, Alberta), to be followed at 2:00 PM by a Celebration of Allan’s Life at the Red Willow Community Hall, Red Willow, Alberta (approx. 2 kms north of cemetery). Prior to his passing, Allan expressed his love for and heartfelt gratitude to his family, the medical staff at Charlotte County Hospital, his home-care professionals and to his many friends and co-workers in Alberta and New Brunswick. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in memory of Allan to the Red Willow Cemetery Club, the Canadian Cancer Society, the Alberta Humane Society or a charity of your choice.