Obituaries

Steven Floyd Ells

18/05/1991 - 28/10/2021

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Obituary For Steven Floyd Ells

May 18, 1991 - October 28, 2021

Steven passed away unexpectedly Oct 28th at his home in Grande Prairie at the age of 30.

Steven was born in Edmonton Alberta on May 18th and lived there for 3 years and then relocated to Colinton AB with his parents and brother. Steven would remain in Athabasca till he was 26. He then moved his own family to Grande Prairie.

Steven will always be remembered for his smile, his laugh and for the big heart he had. Steven was an admirable hard working family man who provided well for his family. He loved his children so much and never stopped trying and believing that he would have his family back together. His children always came first, and he kept striving to become a better man, so they never went without.

Steven leaves behind so many unanswered questions and it’s been very hard on everyone. We have been finding solace in your messages of condolences, and it’s touching our hearts.

Steven had a love for fast trucks, cranking his bass, Pokemon, Deadpool, Venom and had a huge crush on Megan Fox. Steven loved making breakfast for his family especially eggs benedict and was always making his famous crab dip, artichokes, or ham for the holidays. He loved dressing up with his kids for Halloween and making sure Christmas was always perfect for them. He loved taking his family camping.

Steven had so many friends and valued all of them. He had long friendships and always held those sacred in his heart. He had numerous best friends and those that influenced him in becoming the best version for his children and for himself. He had an amazing group of people in his life that loved him so much and tried to be mentors to help him in his relationship, and how to manage life. This made his mother so happy and blessed that there were always people looking out for him and trying to guide him right.

Steven was predeceased by his Great Grandfather, and Great Grandmother on his mother’s side, and a great uncle. On his father’s side he was predeceased by his Grandmother.
Steven leaves behind his mother (Joanne Peckham), Father (Frank Ells), Stepfather (Allen Peckham) and his older brother (Andrew Ells).

Steven leaves behind 4 beautiful children that he co-raised and provided for, during the last 10 years. Joshua (2) Alyssa (6) Aiva (8), and Alexxis (14). He also leaves behind their mother (his former common law wife) Lindsey Crocker, and his best friend Kryst Barth who has been his confidant for 17 years. He loved them all so much. He was beyond devoted to them.

Steven also leaves behind numerous cousins, step siblings, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and dear and close friends.

In lieu of Flower’s please donate to the Grande Prairie Suicide Prevention Centre 10014 99 Street Grande Prairie AB T8V 3N4

No service is planned at this time.

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

I’m Free
Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free.
I’m following the path God laid for me.
I took His hand when I heard him call,
I turned my back and left it all.
I could not stay another day,
To laugh, to love, to work or play.
Tasks left undone must stay that way.
I found that place at the close of day.
If my parting has left a void,
then fill it with remembered joy.
A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,
Ah yes, these things I too will miss.
Be not burdened with times of sorrow.
I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.
My life’s been full, I’ve savored much.
Good friends, good times,
a loved one’s touch.
Perhaps my time seemed all to brief.
Don’t lengthen it now with undue grief.
Lift up your heart and share it with me…
God wanted me now,
He set me free.

Condolences

  • Hi Joanne I am devastated for you, and all of your family. I'm sorry I'm only hearing of your loss now, you are on my mind an in my heart. Cindy Smethurst

  • Stevens family ❤️ I don't know your family or Steven but I am a suicide survivor as I lost my husband to suicide last year, and I wanted to send you my love and prayers as you grieve the loss of Steven ❤️ Much love. Chantel James

  • Sending my deepest condolences to you guys! I'm so sorry to hear this. The world lost another incredible life. Rest easy Steven.

  • Sending our deepest condolences , sorry for your loss, Steven will be missed!

  • Deepest condolences to Stevens's family! What a great loss! Chris Saluk

  • So sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to you and your family. May Steven Rest In Peace.

  • My prayers are with you and the family....may the memories you had of him remain in your heart and give you some comfort at this time....hugs to you Joanne

  • May the days ahead bring you peace and strength. Each day that passes may it be more manageable than the day before. And most importantly, may this bring you're family and friends closer to comfort one another in the loss of you're beloved Steven. He was a good man Joanne and had a heart like no other. The love he has and has spoke of for his family and children was always a pleasure to hear, his smile and laugh will forever be remembered. My deepest condolences to you, Drew and his family and friends as you all navigate through these days ahead. May he rest easy with the angles above.

  • Rip Steven my condolences to his family, you will be missed bany

  • Sending our deepest condolences to you and all your family. Our hearts go out you Joanne, Allen, children's and the rest of his family... Sending you all prayers, love ,hugs and strength to get you through the coming days a head. Xoxo Tracy and Les Buckler ❤️😂🤗

  • Steven, you may be gone. But never forgotten! When we look at the stars will always be thinking of you watching over us. Smiling with that little smirk you have. For your family grieving at the loss, with deepest sympathy. Joanne and Andrew and those precious children of Steven's.

  • Rest easy Steven, you were loved by many. My condolences to his family. Y

  • Such a sad time for you and your family Joanne. Sending hugs and strength to get through the coming days.

  • It is with deep sorrow that i send you condolences and wish you all Peace and Comfort as you grieve for your Dear Son and Father. There are no words to adequately express how my heart breaks for you at this time. All the best as you move forward and grieve the loss of Steven....Doug & Melanie Byrne

  • Our deepest condolences to Steven's family. Rest In Peace Steven.

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