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Ernest Repas

Ernest "Ernie" Repas

Wednesday, June 25th, 1930 - Saturday, January 4th, 2020
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REPAS, Ernest
1930 – 2020
Mr. Ernest ‘Ernie’ Repas of Poplar Ridge, Alberta passed away in his home, on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at the age of 89 years. Ernie was born in Hillcrest, Alberta. His parents emigrated from Hungary; and Ernie was the first family member to be born in Canada. In 1933, the Repas family moved to Leedale, Alberta and started a career in farming. As a young adult, Ernie worked in British Columbia at the Sawmills. He moved back to Leedale and met Myrtle Lawson; they were married in Lacombe, Alberta in 1953, and lived on the Repas Farm. They raised five children; which meant farming didn’t always pay the bills; so Ernie also worked on Oil Rigs, drove truck, and started a Backhoe Business “Western Excavating”. Ernie’s dream was to retire at the age of fifty years of age, which he fulfilled. Ernie and Myrtle then moved to Courtney, British Columbia; where he took a job operating a Crane for a Hydroline Company. They returned thirteen years later in 1993, to make their home in Poplar Ridge, Red Deer County, until his passing. Ernie had many self-taught skills: including electrical, carpentry and woodworking, mechanical, plumbing, and heavy equipment operator, and he was one hell of an Accountant. Ernie will be very lovingly remembered by his two sons, Ken (Sherry) of Drayton Valley, Alberta and Earl (Francine) of Rimbey, Alberta and his two daughters, Reita (Lester) of Drayton Valley and Sheila (Robert) of Rocky Rapids, Alberta. Ernie will also be greatly missed by his twelve grandchildren; his nineteen great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren; and his sister, Violet Solberg of St. Albert, Alberta. Ernie was predeceased by his loving wife, Myrtle, a son Alan, his parents, Abel and Mary, his brothers, Vidor, Charles and Joseph and a sister, Helen.Memorial donations may be made directly to the Alberta Diabetes Foundation at www.albertadiabetes.com. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Rimbey Drop In Centre, Rimbey, Alberta on Monday, January 20, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.
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Service Details

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    Monday, January 20th, 2020 | 1:30pm
    When
    Monday, January 20th, 2020 1:30pm
    Location
    Rimbey Drop Inn Centre
    Address
    5110 - 53rd Avenue
    RIMBEY, AB T0C 2J0
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    Location
    Rimbey Drop Inn Centre
    Address
    5110 - 53rd Avenue
    RIMBEY, AB T0C 2J0
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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