Obituary of Clifford Cyril Ekman
It is with heavy hearts that we are announcing the passing of our beloved Husband, Father and Grandfather, Clifford Cyril Ekman at the age of 83.
Cliff was born in Fleet, Alberta to Louis and Marion Ekman.
He left home to start working doing farming, which eventually took him to Okotoks, Alberta for a few years, then he tried his hand at Logging with Richard and Alfred.
Cliff made his way to the original Sheerness Coal Mine for several years. During this time he met the love of his life Pauline and in July of 1967 they where married. Shortly after that they started a family. They moved to Coronation in 1968 when Cliff found his true passion in the Petroleum Industry where he started operating with L.L. & E. then moving to a Provincial Field Foreman with Omega Hydrocarbons for 26 years. Cliff then became a Contract Operator with Kobi Resources until his retirement in 2016 to enjoy spending time with Pauline and Family.
Cliff leaves behind his wife of 54 years Pauline. His Children Dale (Stacy) of Drayton Valley, Karen (Chris) Erickson of Calgary, and Tyler of Coronation. He also leaves behind 3 grandchildren: Levi Ekman, Chloe Ekman and Paige Erickson. As well as his siblings George (Joan), Christina, Richard (Darlene), Phyllis Engel, Percy (Bernice), Emily Truman, and his Sister-In-Law Sherry Ekman.
Cliff was predeceased by his parents: Louis and Marion; brothers: Art, Rodney, and Harry and brothers- in-law Alfred Engel & Richard Truman.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at the Coronation Cemetery, Coronation, Alberta. Following the service please join the family at the Golden Age Drop In Centre for a time of fellowship and a luncheon served by the Coronation Funeral Lunch Committee.
Donations in memory of Cliff are gratefully accepted to the charity of your choice.
Stettler Funeral Home & Crematorium
Parkview Funeral Chapels & Crematorium
5117 50 Street
Veteran, Consort and areas
5018 Royal Street
Coronation, AB | T0C 1C0}