Alex Blyan

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August 19, 1945 ~ October 29, 2023

On Sunday, October 29, 2023, Alexander “Alex” Blyan passed away unexpectedly at the age of 78 years.

Alex is lovingly survived by his wife of 47 years: Elizabeth Jacknife; children: Keith Waskawich, Dale (Jeannette) Jacknife, Adrian (Lindsay) Jacknife, Andrea Jacknife, Shannon (Lenny) Jacknife; daughter-in-law: Loretta Jacko; grandchildren who he cherished: Katina, Kimber-Lyn, Kaitlyn, Ocean-Raye, Isaiah, Sherisse, Zachery, Ariel, Aiden, Liam, Alliyah, Jonah, Summer, Sheneyah, Savanah, Rylin, Alexandre, Amber, Sierrah, Austin, Hadrian, Levi; beloved great grandchildren: Carter "Chappy", Callie, Lincoln, Lucie,"baby"  Zac, Cassidy, Paisley, Carena, Ophelia, Harper; brothers: Emile (Edna) Blyan, Joe (Evelyn) Blyan, Tommy (Irene) Littlespruce; as well as many other relatives & friends.

Alex was predeceased by his son: Derrick Jacknife; parents: Louis Blyan & Sophie Stick; brothers: Freddy, Henry, Ernest, Louis, George, Lawrence, Norman, Gilbert; sisters: Catherine, Irene, Louise.


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Wake Saturday (leaving Northen Lights Funeal Chapel Bonnyville at 3 p.m.) & Sunday, November 4 & 5, 2023

3:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Saturday, November 4, 2023
Elizabeth Settlement Community Hall
102 St & 102 Ave.
Elizabeth Metis Settlement, Alberta, Canada

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 am - 11:45 am
Monday, November 6, 2023
St. Marguerite d'Youville Roman Catholic Church
101 Ave. East
Elizabeth Metis Settlement, Alberta, Canada


12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
Monday, November 6, 2023
Elizabeth Settlement Community Cemetery
West of Office
Elizabeth Metis Settlement, Alberta, Canada
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Alex Blyan

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Alex Blyan

1945 - 2023

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