William “Bill” Robert Burnstad
William “Bill” Robert Burnstad was born in Yellowknife, NWT on June 2, 1961. He was the first child born to Pierre Harold “Bud” and Yvonne Frances (Authenac) Burnstad, followed by Marilee, Brice, and Tim. At the age of 6, Bill started attending Parkland School in Red Deer, where he went until he graduated at 19. He worked at Cosmos and IGA until he attended Red Deer College for a year. Bill then started working at Windsor Plywood and Safeway in 1996. Bill celebrated his 20th year at Windsor Plywood last July. Bill passed quietly in his sleep at his home in Red Deer where he had lived for over 27 years.
Bill will be loved and missed greatly by all the lives he has touched with his great sense of humor and patience.
Bill is survived by his loving mom Yvonne Burnstad of Stettler; sister Marilee (Dale) Colp of Big Valley and brothers Brice (Shelly) Burnstad and Tim Burnstad both of Big Valley; niece Jara Colp (Kevin Hallett) of Stettler and a host of numerous relatives and many dear friends. Bill was predeceased his father Bud Burnstad; grandparents Pierre and Jessie Burnstad and Joe and Florence Authenac; sister-in-law Shannon Burnstad.
Funeral Mass was held at Christ King Catholic Church on April 17, 2017 with Father Don Ihekwoaba officiating. Bill was laid to rest at Lake View Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Parkland School or to Catholic Social Services. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.stettlerfuneralhome.com
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