The family of Abraham Dyck is saddened to announce his peaceful passing on Tuesday November 23, 2021, at the age of 81 years.
Abe was born in Carrot River Saskatchewan on July 12, 1940, to Cornelius and Agatha (nee: Fehr) Dyck. He was the oldest in a family of 8 children. 4 boys and 4 girls. His childhood family moved to Inwood Manitoba in 1952. He married in 1961and raised his family in Vermilion Bay, Ontario. Then in 1974 the family settled in Calgary, Alberta. Abe drove highway truck for 50 plus years. From the time he could drive, Abe drove highway trucks and chose this as his way of providing for his family. He drove all across Canada, down into the United States, and as far north as Tuktoyaktuk.
Abe joined both of his parents in heavenly peace, Cornelius B. Dyck and Agatha (nee: Fehr) Dyck. He was also predeceased by his brother-in-laws William Dyck, Ike Doell, Corny Friesen, and Dave Zacharias.
Abe was blessed with 3 daughters, 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren, and baby Scott due in April of 2022. Anna (Garth) Hill, Susanne (Alan) McCulloch, Barbara Wieler, Courtney (Mike) Sakaluk, Jason Hill, Curtis (Melissa) Hill, Julie Hill, Shanley (Ryan) Jarvis, Alisha (Kelly) Savitzky, Cody (Bailey) McCulloch, Riley (Liesh) Wieler, Jessica (David) Scott. What brought Abe the greatest joy was his great grandchildren. Deagen, Phoebe, Kaydence, Annika, Dalton, Ava, Jace, Halle, Owen, Leah. Abe enjoyed a special relationship with an adopted grandson, Jordan Carriere.
Abe is survived by his four sisters, Netha Doell, Mary Friesen, Agatha Zacharias, Anna (Isaac) Wieler and his three brothers, John (Betty) Dyck, Ben (Anna) Dyck, and Ike (Donna) Dyck, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Abe spent his last years with his daughters, and he resided at Third Crossing Manor in Gladstone, MB. Family would like to thank the staff at Third Crossing Manor and the Portage District General Hospital for their care of Abe.
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