WEIBEL, Joseph Benjamin
Joseph Benjamin Weibel, 18, of Stettler AB, passed away in the early morning of December 19, 2016 as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident on his way to a job-site. He was born on Mother’s Day, May 10, 1998 in Red Deer AB, the son of Ray and Miriam (VandenBrink) Weibel. He attended schools in Donalda and Stettler AB, and graduated from William E. Hay High School in 2016 where he was a member of the football team and a local lacrosse team. He was currently employed with Tundra Environmental & Geotechnical Drilling as a Driller’s Assistant.
Big Joe, you leave deep, not to mention huge footprints (size 15!) from your 18 years on this earth. You were larger than life and though we need to weep our sudden loss, and take this long journey of grief, we know in our deepest hearts that you are safe, where no storm or pain or darkness can reach you …. and dear Joey, you are safe in our hearts, always.
Joey is forever cherished by his loving family: dad and mom Ray and Miriam of Stettler; brothers Michael (Hara) Pinette and nephew Nahum, Ezra, Josiah and Caleb of Red Deer, Brett VandenBrink (Lindsay) of Rocky Mountain House; sister Rachel Weibel and nephew Isaac of Stettler; grandmothers Lucy Ingram of Red Deer and Ethel VandenBrink of Red Deer; aunts and uncles: Susan (Doug) Turnbull, Tony VandenBrink, James VandenBrink, Cherylee Andersson, Donna Weibel, Dick (Colleen) Weibel, Linda Warnack, Judy (Art) Quiding, Val (David) Kinvig, Joanne (Dale) Kinvig, Pam (Terry) Herbert, Jim Weibel, Barb Weibel, Shelly (Pete) Haywood, Laurie (Geoff) Nelson, Dean (Sharon) Weibel, Teena (Glenn) Kuhn; over 100 cousins, extended family and many dear friends. Predeceased by his grandparents Joseph & Isabel Weibel, Max VandenBrink; uncle Paul Weibel and cousin Tracy Quiding.
Interment took place at 11:00 AM, Thursday, December 22, 2016 at Lake View Cemetery, Stettler, Alberta with funeral services following at 1:00 PM in the Stettler Funeral Home 4707-70 Street, Stettler. Memorial donations may be made to the Samaritan Purse or Bridges for Peace c/o Stettler Funeral Home, Box 1780, Stettler, AB, T0C 2L0. Sympathies may be forwarded to the family by signing the guestbook at www.stettlerfuneralhome.com.
STETTLER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIUM,
403-742-3422, entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements.