October 17, 1953 – October 26, 2020
On Monday, October 26, 2020, Mr. Elmer James Sibley of Bonnyville passed away at the Cross Cancer Institute at the age of 67 years after a brief but fierce battle with lung cancer. A proud Viking, Elmer was born and raised in Meadow Lake, SK. Elmer was a hard worker and proud to provide for his family. Most notably he worked as a logger, a butcher, and finally settled in as owner and operator of his vac-truck business. Elmer enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time throwing horseshoes at his home on the lake with friends and family.
Elmer will be lovingly remembered by his wife: Judy Sibley; daughter: Korin (Verne) Hinch; sons: Logan (Amy) Sibley and Morgan (Tarra) Sibley; grandchildren: Delaney, Danica and Waylon; his siblings: Alma Sibley and Tom (Brenda) Sibley, Joan (Roy) Freeman, Roland (Carolyn) Zacharias, Oral (Leila) Zacharias, Larry (Diane) Zacharias, Debbie Baldinus, Bruce (Judy) Zacharias, Terri Zacharias; and numerous nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
Elmer was predeceased by his son: James Sibley; parents: Alfred and Gladys Sibley; and his brother: Nels Sibley.
A funeral service was held on Saturday, October, 31 2020 at the Beaver River Fish and Game Building, Bonnyville, AB with an interment at Highland Cemetery, Rapid View, SK.
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