Angie Van Achte (nee Lawrance) passed away at home in Estevan, SK, on Thursday, August 10, 2017, after a lengthy battle with cancer, at the age of 47 years.
Angie was born in Grande Prairie, AB. on March 24, 1970 to parents Rick and Muriel (Head) Lawrance.
Angie spent most of her working career in the delivery field working for Sexsmith Trucking and Frito Lay. She also worked in the advertising and promotion business in both Grande Prairie and Red Deer. She had a love of sports like no other, and she excelled in volleyball, soccer and baseball where she won national awards.
She married Randy Van Achte on July 19, 1997 and they raised two children: Sarah and Justin. She spent most of her life in Grande Prairie, AB until she moved with her family to Red Deer, AB. in 2011, and settling in Estevan, SK. in 2013.
She is survived by her husband Randy; children Sarah and Justin; mother Muriel (Phil) Dupuis; siblings: Linda, Doug (Alena), and Kathy (Darryl) Martin; sisters in-law: Shirley, Barb, and Phyllis; mother in-law Lois Van Achte (Frank Szturm); as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.
Angie was predeceased by her father Rick; brother Dan; nephews: Dalton, Carter, and Darren; and father in-law Ron Van Achte.
Our family would like to thank Dr. Zarkovic and all the staff at the Alan Blair Cancer Center in Regina, all Staff at the Hospital and home care in Estevan for all their support and guidance through Angie’s journey.
A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, August 17, 2017, at 1:00pm, at 5 Mile Hall, in Grande Prairie, AB. Interment to follow at Grande Prairie Cemetery (84th Ave. & 112th St.) and a luncheon back at 5 Mile Hall afterwards. All family, friends and others whose lives Angie touched are welcome to come celebrate, grieve, reminisce or just chat.
In lieu of flowers, we ask that memorial donations be made in Angie’s memory to the Alan Blair Cancer Center in Regina, (4101 Dewdney Ave., Regina, SK, S4T 7T1).
“Some people wait their entire lives to meet their heroes ……mine call me mom.”
Note:Due to construction, 5 Mile Hall has limited access from 100th Ave at this time. Access the hall from 132nd ave. to RR53 or 68th Ave. to RR53.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Hall Funeral Services, Estevan SK. and Oliver’s Funeral Home, Grande Prairie, AB.