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July 28, 1929 - November 11, 2019


On November 11, 2019, Mr. Steve John Pankow of Elk Point passed away at the age of 90 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Yvonne; 2 daughters, Brenda (Nick) Courtier of Stony Plain & Della Pankow (Ian Silver) of Spruce Grove; 5 grandchildren, Samuel (Martina), Veronica, Courtney (Cory), Kaleb & John; great-granddaughter, Georgia; niece, Sherry; nephews, Larry, Gary & Allen. Mr. Pankow was predeceased by his son, Durward; parents; brothers & sisters, Mike, William, Peter, Olga & Anne; nephew, Blaine. A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, November 19 at 11:00 a.m. at Elk Point Seniors Centre (Pioneer Circle), Elk Point. Pastor Kelly Sibley will be officiating, with inurnment in St. John’s Cemetery, Peat. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Society of Alberta c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.

GRACE GARDENS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1 780-645-2677


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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Sharon/Gary
Relation: Acquaintance

Our thoughts are with Yvonne and family during this difficult time. Condolences.

From: Barry & Diane Roth
Relation: Met Steve through a hunting trip out near his farm. Hunted and visited there as much as we could in the years to follow.

Steve was a very good friend and we enjoyed our visits with him over the years and the laughter he brought to me. Rest in peace Steve

From: Loretta Stich [Paquette]
Relation: friends of my son

Sorry to hear of your father’s passing.

From: Doreen younghans
Relation: Friend

So sorry to hear of your loss, my thoughts and prayers go out to the family at this time

From: Diane Chretien
Relation: Friend and neighbor

Our deepest sympathy Yvonne and family. He’s in a better place now. Praying for your strength to carry on.

From: Arnie & Oxana Meyer
Relation: Workmate and friends of Brenda and Nick Courtier

Dear Brenda and family, on behalf of Oxana and me, please accept our deepest condolences. We know how important family is to you and Nick. Your father is in a better place where there is no more suffering. I know you know that. We have you and your family in our daily thoughts.

From: Ray and Carol Hellquist

Our deepest sympathy to the Pankow family. Our thoughts are with you at this time
Ray and Carol Hellquist

From: Christine Onuczko
Relation: family friend

Yvonne …Mom and Dad ( Harry and Helen Gulajec) always thought highly of you and Steve. Please accept our sincere condolences.
Chris and Phil Onuczko

Service Schedule

  Celebration of Life

Date & Time:
November 19, 2019
Beginning at 11:00am

Elk Point Seniors Centre (Pioneer Circle)

Memorial Gifts

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to: Alzheimer’s Society of Alberta c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1

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