Joseph Vanderlip (Joe), passed away suddenly in Wetaskiwin, Alberta on October 8th at the age of 40 years. Joseph was born on October 5th, 1979 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Joseph is survived by his mother, Elaine Vanderlip; and step-father, Jacob Sawatzky of Wetaskiwin; brother, Dion (Stacey) Vanderlip of Cloverdale, B.C.; sister, Tannis Vanderlip of Kelowna, B.C.; step-siblings, Andy Sawatzky, Kevin Sawatzky, Wayne (Darlene) Sawatzky, Chantel Sawatzky, and Trevor Sawatzky; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, and cousins. Joseph was predeceased by his father, Dennis Vanderlip; uncle, Brian Vanderlip; and brother, Clayton Vanderlip.
A Funeral service will be held for Joe, on Friday, October 11th, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Baker Funeral Chapel, (5203-50 Ave. Wetaskiwin). Burial and additional service to follow in Winnipeg, Manitoba, through Cropo Funeral Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, donations are gratefully accepted to Wetaskiwin Hospital and Care Centre, Long Term Care Unit, 6910 47 St, Wetaskiwin, AB T9A 3N3.