On April 15, 2015 Mr. Emile Cartier passed away peacefully in Red Deer at the age of 87 years. Emile was born on September 2, 1927 in Millet, the fourth of nine children born to Art and Mary Cartier. Emile married Joyce Dyvig on November 16, 1948 in Winfield. Emile lived his life in the areas of Millet, Winfield, Ponoka, Lacombe and Red Deer. He enjoyed farming, pony chariot racing, camping, fishing, and spending time with family and friends.
Emile will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by his wife of 66 years, Joyce; his son Larry (Fran) Cartier of Westerose, granddaughter Christiane Karsten (Steve Flowers) and great-grandchildren Jonah and Jesse Karsten, and granddaughter Carolyn (Tim) Munstermann and great-grandchildren Phoenix and Nova; his son Dale (Brenda) Cartier of Leduc, grandson Derek (Tammy) and great-grandchildren Kjel and Kate, and granddaughter Richelle (Murray) Klak and great-grandchildren Trey, Peyton and Averi; his son Randy Cartier of Leduc County and grandchildren Brittany and Brandon; his daughter Cheryl (Scott) Grant of Ponoka and grandchildren Nicholas and Makena; his daughter Shelley (Shane) Archibald of Ponoka and granddaughters Courtney and Ceyana; his sisters Agnes Abbott, Phyllis Kluczney and Shirley (Donny) Laczo; his in-laws Del (Vivian) Dyvig and Enid Cartier; as well as many other relatives and friends.
Emile was predeceased by his son Lyle Cartier; daughter-in-law Pat Cartier; his parents Art and Mary Cartier; his father-in-law and mother-in-law Bert and Ann Dyvig; brothers Alfred & his wife Clarice, Leo & his wife Joan, Tom & his wife Helen, Wilfred, and Dan; brothers-in-law Edward Abbott and Walter Kluczney; and nieces Yvonne Rhine and Dianne Hengel.
A Service to Celebrate Emile’s Life will be held at the Stagecoach Saloon (Ponoka Stampede Grounds) at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2015.
Memorial donations are gratefully accepted to the Alberta Lung Association (www.ab.lung.ca) or any charity of your choice. To express condolences to Emile’s family, please visit www.womboldfuneralhomes.com.