Donald William HUISMAN

Donald William Huisman

~ October 13, 1961-October 9, 2016 ~

Loving husband, father, brother, son and friend

Don passed away peacefully to be with his

heavenly father at the age of 54.

He is survived by his wife Grace and his children

Kristina and Brian. His mother Elizabeth Huisman

and his siblings Randy Huisman, Adriana (Terry)

Harris, Terry (Sue) Huisman, Orvy (Cornelia) Huisman,

Theo (Loralee) Huisman, Annette (Steve)

Smith, Rick (Arlene) Huisman.

Donald William Huisman

~ October 13, 1961-October 9, 2016 ~

His mother-in-law Nel Poelman, sisters-in-laws Audrey (Ralph)

vanderSchaaf and Shirley Poelman, and brother-in-law Gerald (Shannon)

Poelman. And numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his father Ralph Huisman, father-in-law Jannes

Poelman and brother-in-law John Poelman.

Don started his farming career at an early age on the family dairy farm in

Smithers, B.C. In 1990 he established his own dairy farm in Gleichen, AB.

In 1997 he moved to the Barrhead area and started a cow-calf operation.

He had a good eye for cattle and enjoyed watching the genetic progress

of his herd. He enjoyed working with young people and was a project

leader in the local 4-H Club and also worked as an AWANA leader for

several years.

A celebration of his life will take place Saturday October 22, 1:00pm at

the Bethel Pentacostal Church in Barrhead.

The family would like to thank the staff of the Barrhead Healthcare

Centre for taking care of him these past four months.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the 4-H Foundation of Alberta,

RR 1, Westerose, AB T0C 2V0 or the charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements under the direction of Rose Garden Chapel, Barrhead, AB.


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