David Joel McLellan of Stettler, Alberta passed away in the Stettler Health Care Centre February 17, 2014 surrounded by his loving family at the age of 64 after a long and courageous battle with Cancer.
Dave was born April 2, 1949 in the Stettler Hospital to parents Keith and Ruth McLellan. Dave was raised on the family farm in Donalda along with siblings Gordon and Donna.
Dave married Brenda Brown June 23, 1973 and together they raised two children, Scott and Shawna.
Dave spent most of his career at Superior Garage and Stettler Dodge & RV as a mechanic and then the service manager.
Dave and Brenda enjoyed many years with their friends at the Ponoka Stampede and camping. He loved his horses, hunting and spending quality time with his grandchildren.
He was called Mr. Fix-It as he could take on being a carpenter, electrician, plumber or a true jack of all trades. He was always very excited when he was asked to get on his horse and help with cattle.
Predeceased by his parents Ruth and Keith and father-in-law Allen Brown; Dave is survived by his loving wife Brenda; son Scott (Crystal); daughter Shawna (Trevor) Speakman; grandchildren Carsen and Gunnar, Sadie and Tanner; sister Donna (Ed) Leicht; brother Gordie McLellan (Edith Plante); brother in law Ron (Gloria) Brown; mother in law Bernice Brown; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and a host of many friends.
A dress casual gathering celebrating Dave’s life will be held from 1 PM to 4 PM on Saturday, March 1, 2014 in the Stettler Community Hall with tributes and special music to take place at 2 PM led by Pastor Don Wudel.
If so desired friends and family may make memorial contributions to the Erskine Cemetery Club, Stettler Health Services Foundation or to the Alberta Cancer Foundation.
Condolences may be forwarded to the family through visiting the funeral home website at www.stettlerfuneralhome.com
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