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Peter Allan Villebrun

19/07/1950 - 07/04/2023

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Obituary For Peter Allan Villebrun

Peter Allan Villebrun was born on July 19, 1950, to Charles and Alvina Villebrun in a teepee near Green Lake, Saskatchewan and passed away on April 7, 2023, at home surrounded by his wife and children.

Peter was predeceased by his parents, Charles and Alvina, his brothers Daniel, Oscar, Elmer, Ben and Howard and his sisters Rose Mathilda, Rose and Berniece.

He is survived by his brothers Edwin, (Ruby), Walter, Ray, Mervin and Jimmy (Carmen), godchildren Elmer and Walter, and his wife, Gwendolyn Leah, his children Jennifer, Steven, Rebecca (Darren) and his most special grandchildren Brodie and Lincoln as well as many, many close friends, nieces, nephews, family and others.

Peter could make a new friend or recognize an old one wherever he went. Throughout his life he impacted the lives of so many people. He was always supporting others as they traveled their own paths, whether it was financially emotionally or physically. Right to the end he was concerned about the wellbeing of others. He worked hard his entire life and had many careers throughout his life. Peter shared knowledge, his resilience, his strength and his love with his family and friends every day. Peter always said: ”Don’t worry, relax, everything’s going to be ok.”

To honor Peter’s memory, a Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, April 14 at 11am at Bear Creek Funeral Home 11802 99 Avenue, Grande Prairie. We invite anyone who knew him to attend and remember Peter’s wonderful life.

Those unable to attend can watch via the live stream link below:

Peter’s family wish to extend special thanks to the health care professionals that walked the last few years with us and made it possible to have so many good days.

Donations in Peter’s honor may be made to Wapiti House, 10101 97A Street, Grande Prairie, AB T8V 0X3, https://wapitihouse.ca/donate/ or to a charity of one’s choice.

Care entrusted to Bear Creek Funeral Home 780 830 7742 bearcreekfuneral.com

Services

14 Apr

Celebration of Life

11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Bear Creek Funeral Home 11802 99 Ave Grande Prairie, AB T8W 0C7 Get Directions »
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  • 20/04/2023

    Gwen, I'm so sorry to hear of Peter's passing - he was a cool guy. My sincere condolences to you and your family.

  • 14/04/2023

    I'm so glad to hear all those memories that will be kept alive. He will always be remembered and in our hearts. My prayers are with you for these days ahead Now begins the journey to get your life to carry on knowing Peter will be watching over you. Love you Rita

  • 14/04/2023

    Becca, George and I were very sorry to hear that you lost your father. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you and your family as you work every day to deal with the heartbreak and loss. I hope one day you wake up and a memory brings a smile instead of a tear.

  • 13/04/2023

    Dear Gwen, Jennifer,Steve,&Rebecca I remember Peter as a "Jack of all Trades". When Jennifer was born, Peter was working in Cynthia, AB.operating a crawler tractor. Somewhere in his travels, Gwen & Peter we're working a cab company in Fort McMurray, AB. My mom & dad(Jim & Irene McCallum)& Helen Kallbom drove Gwen up to Fort McMurray, AB. & from there he moved the house trailer to Valleyview, Ab. Later he moved to Sunset House, AB.& I think more children were born there. Have to check with Gwen to get details straight.Wayne Mcarthur & I saw Peter training "The Spirit Horse" (white face horse) & taking logs out. Steve was working on computers at home. Gwen was always busy working with social work& or being a teacher at home. THe whole family visited the McArthurs at Sturgeon Heights, AB.& I think Peter helped move houses to new locations. Peter always had a smile & a twinkle in his eye. He will be missed. Much love to Gwen, Jennifer, Rebecca & Steve.❤️🙏From Helen & Wayne McArthur & Irene McCallum & Jim

  • 13/04/2023

    Gwen & family, I am sorry to hear of Peter's passing. Sending my sincere condolences. Deanna Basarab

  • 12/04/2023

    Thinking of you, Jennifer. May your memory of him be a blessing Therese Koturbash

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  • 12/04/2023

    My deepest love & thoughts are with you. Pete never ceased to make me smile & laugh, every time I saw he had that special wink & twinkle in his eye & his hearty chuckle that was so contagious. Love to you all.

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