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December 5, 1970 - May 20, 2022


On May 20, 2022, Mr. Wayne John Salopree of St. Paul passed away surrounded by his family, at the U of A Hospital at 5:30 p.m., at the age of 51 years. Wayne leaves behind his loving mother, Dinah Beamer; father, Bruce Beamer; daughter, Hailey Salopree; brother, Whitney Salopree; sister, Viola “Ollie” Stevens; uncle, Stan (Maxine) Salopree; aunties, Mabel (Dale) Salopree & Josephine (Ron) Salopree; numerous friends & relatives in Northern Alberta. Wayne was predeceased by his grandparents, John Baptiste & Maryann Salopree, Garnet & Shirley Beamer; uncles, Paul Salopree & Frankie Salopree; aunt, Therese Salopree; and a long line of beautiful ancestors. Wayne loved construction work. He helped build many business buildings in St. Paul. He was fun loving & loved to laugh. He will be missed by all who knew him. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, May 27 at 2:00 p.m. at Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel with Pastor Kelly Sibley officiating. Cremation to follow. If desired, donations may be made to St. Paul Animal Shelter 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: Jody Serner
Relation: Friend

Man we had some great times back in the day with Rod and the boys. To Dinah and Bruce, and family I give you both my deepest condolences. God Keep.

From: Barb m long
Relation: Friend of sister

My condolences Ollie, Dinah and family.

From: Clayton Bodnar
Relation: Friend

RIP my brother . I will never forget the good times we had . My sincere condolences to Wayne’s family .

From: Dave Laramee

My thoughts and prayers are with you Dinah and you’re family.

From: Gordon Bolger
Relation: Friend of Ollie

I wish I had been able to meet Wayne. I know from being a friend to Ollie that she is always full of sunshine and I’m sure that he was too. May you all find peace in this tragic time. Sending my love.

From: beverly irons
Relation: I am his aunt.

Dear Dinah, Ollie and Whitney, We were so sad to hear about Wayne’s passing and we send our condolences to you and your family at this sad time. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

From: Pete and Cindy Schmaltz
Relation: Former neighbors

Our sincere condolences to all the family!

From: Melanie Russell
Relation: Friend of Dinah

Dinah & Families, so so sorry to hear of your Son Wayne passing. Hugs & Prayers to you all.

From: Gladys and Paul Boisvert
Relation: First knew Wayne as a student many years ago...

We offer our most sincere condolences to you Dinah and all who had a special place in their heart for your son Wayne who I first knew as a student at Racette… May knowing that you are in the prayers and thoughts of many help ease the pain of your grief at this time.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
May 27, 2022
Beginning at 2:00pm

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel
5626-51 Street
St. Paul, AB Canada

5626-51 Street
St. Paul, AB Canada

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If desired, donations may be made to St. Paul Animal Shelter c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul AB T0A 3A1.

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