It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Howard James Heppner on February 22, 2020 in Grande Prairie, AB at the age of 61 years. Howard was born on July 22, 1958 in Rosthern, SK, the eighth child and fourth son, to parents Isaac and Tena Heppner. He grew up on a farm near Waldheim, SK and attended school there as well.
Howard was a loving father and grandfather. He is survived by his children; Amanda Heppner (Glaslyn, SK), Chelsie Heppner (Blaine Lake, SK), Ashley Heppner (Glaslyn, SK), Brandon Heppner (Leask, SK) and 12 grandchildren, his siblings; Geraldine (Wilfrid) Gartz, Muriel Hiebert, Delores Eaton, Lionel Heppner, and Norman Heppner. Howard was predeceased by his parents, Isaac and Tena Heppner, brother Leland Heppner, sister Evangeline Heppner, and brother-in-law Jake Hiebert.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Cherished Memories in Martensville, Sk.
My sincerest condolences as you grieve the loss of your youngest brother, Howard. I have many fond memories of being with your family and in your home when we were young children. I pray for God’s comfort and strength of faith at this time of sadness. Verna
Amanda, Chelsie, Ashley, and Brandon, So sorry to hear of the sudden loss of your father, Howard. I would have liked to be at the funeral to see you all and give you a gentle hug. – I remember with fondness your coming out to the farm to spend a little time with Oliver and me. The Lord is just a call away. He sustains us in the valleys. Love, Ruth