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Brian John Kaasa
August 10, 1948 ~ May 24, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old
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Brian Kaasa, of Wetaskiwin, passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at the age of 74 years. He will be deeply missed and remembered by all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife, Donna; his daughters Tracy (Byron) Fudge, and Gayla (Jim) Kaasa; grandchildren, Steven, Samantha (Tyson), Stephanie; Emily (Kevin), Julianne (Tyler); great-grandchildren, Ryker; Kylee, Kamryn; Alaina, Milia. He is also survived by Donna’s children, Shauna (Julian) Borys, and Shayne (Alicia) Gardeski, grandchildren, Cameron (Miranda), Josh, Colby (Kennedy); Olivia, Natalie, Dominic; extended family and friends.
Brian was predeceased by his first wife, Linda and his parents, George and Ivy.
Brian’s working years included a variety of jobs, farming west of Millet, maintenance for Ward Air, and 22 years at the Wetaskiwin Hospital where he retired early due to health reasons. He also enjoyed retirement, spending many winters in Arizona, A&W coffee meetings, camping, quadding, summer and winter ice fishing, curling, smoking fish, big game hunting, dancing, golfing, woodwork, cutting grass, helping friends at harvest time, playing card games, social times with friends and family and driving around finding out what was going on in the community.
As per Brian's request, cremation has taken place and no service will be held.
If desired, memorial donations are greatly appreciated and gratefully accepted by the Wetaskiwin Health Foundation.
The family wishes to thank Tina and staff from Home Care, EMS, Unit 35, Dr. Gagnon, Dr. York, Dr. Berry, Brian’s crib partners, old and new neighbours, and many friends and acquaintances, who have all provided much support and kindness throughout Brian’s journey of life and during our time of loss.