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Lori Dawn Holien

May 18, 1963 ~ July 30, 2022 (age 59)




Born May 18, 1963
Passed away suddenly July 30, 2022

Come Celebrate Lori's Life

Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Royal Canadian Legion, Ponoka (3911 Highway 2A)
Date: Saturday, August 13, 2022

Please, no flowers, the cats will eat them.
In lieu of flowers, donations to any animal shelter is appreciated.


Survived by Lori’s life partner of 39 years, Tim Yzerman.

Sisters: Marie Burrell, sons Tim and Michael and their families; Catherine Dyke, husband Glen, daughter Janelle Dyke with partner Richard, and children Sloan and Oliver; Julie Chemilnisky, sons Todd Chudyk and Cody Chemilnisky; Patricia Holien, son Joshua Holien, wife Kayla with children Haiden and Scarlet; Deborah Martin, children Christine O’Brien, husband Chad with children Grady and Kaden, Lester Pearson with children Hunter and Lane, Jenna Reid, and Kenny Reid.

Tim’s family: brother Monte and wife Angie Yzerman, son Brandon and wife Maria Yzerman and their children Madi and Bowden, and Tanner Yzerman with girlfriend Selam.

Lori was predeceased by her parents Reta May and Garfield Helmer Holien.

Lori was born May 18, 1963 in Melfort, Saskatchewan, the sixth daughter and the baby of the family.  She loved bike riding, her two cats, pulling one armed bandits in Vegas, photography, and travelling.  Lori and Tim’s adventures had them cruising in Alaska, parasailing in Mexico, and hitting their first ever ocean swim in Costa Rica.  Their favourite place to enjoy is Playa del Carmen.

Lori completed her education in Melfort, Saskatchewan and went on to Lloydminster, Alberta where she met Tim.

Stay tuned for more of their story on August 13, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, Ponoka.



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Celebration of Life
August 13, 2022

2:00 PM
Royal Canadian Legion
3911 Highway 2A
Ponoka, Alberta T4J 1H8

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