Brian Glen Thiessen (November 23, 1964 – November 14, 2023)

Brian Glen Thiessen (November 23, 1964 – November 14, 2023)

Our beloved Brian Glen Thiessen was born November 23, 1964 in Grande Prairie, AB to Leroy and Jean (Toews) Thiessen. He passed away unexpectedly on November 14, 2023 in Calgary AB.

Brian married Lora Toews on July 25, 1986. Even though parts of his journey were difficult, underneath he had a heart of gold that everyone who knew him benefited from. His unconditional love and approval for his children were insurmountable. He lived for his grandkids. He was the biggest hero and could do no wrong in their eyes.

Brian went to school in Wanham, AB. He was a passionate farmer in Heart Valley, AB and found joy in trucking. He was a lover of song, and enjoyed a hearty good quartet with family and friends. He had a keen sense of humor, a talent for storytelling and was a master at bartering, “horse-trading,” and negotiating. The family moved to Bow Island, AB in 2004.

Brian leaves behind: wife Lora; children Tasha (Brenton) Yost and papa’s little buddies Gus, Ike, Otto, Hansel; Dustin (Danielle) and papa’s girls Avril and Blythe; Derek (Hope); and Braden.

Loved by his siblings Brenda (Weldon), Edith (Cal), Nora (Carl), Donny (Carol), Melanie (Mike), and Carleen (Jay), and mother Viola.

Funeral service was held at Bow Island, AB on November 21, 2023.

Burial was at Bow Island Cemetery.