On April 14, 2022, Brian Lee Slingerland, loving husband, father, grandfather, son and brother passed away suddenly in a tragic accident at the age of 47.
Brian was born on January 22, 1975, in Picture Butte, Alberta to parents Kees and Anneke, and grew up on the family farm near Park Lake. He married his dear wife Sue on May 18, 1994, worked as a heavy-duty mechanic and started his own repair shop in 2005 near Coaldale, where they raised their four children.
Besides his loving wife Sue of almost 28 years, Brian will be greatly missed by his children Jared and Cobi, Kaitlyn and Andrew, Ashley, Brandon; and three precious granddaughters, Hailee, Mikayla, and Lynae.
He will be dearly missed by his mom Anneke Slingerland, and brothers and sisters; Jane and Bart-Jan Veldhuizen; Anton and Tammy; Carol and Kees VanderVlist; Clarence and Kristy; Ivan and Ariette; Angela and Casey Neels; Lorraine and Rein Loedeman; Tammy and Leendert Vander Kooij; Trevor and Andrea; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He will also be missed by his father and mother-in-law Martin and Jeanette Slingerland, and brother and sister-in-law Martin John and Amanda.
Brian was predeceased by his dad Cornelis (Kees) Slingerland on January 17, 2002.
Condolences will be held from 7:00PM to 8:00PM on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at NETHERLANDS REFORMED CONGREGATION CHURCH OF LETHBRIDGE, 90022 Range Rd 211.
A Funeral Service will be held at 1:30PM, on Thursday, June 2, 2022, at NETHERLANDS REFORMED CONGREGATION CHURCH OF LETHBRIDGE, 90022 Range Rd 211, with Reverend G.M. de Leeuw officiating. Interment will follow in the Coaldale Community Cemetery.