March 18, 1953 - March 1, 2018
Daniel Thomas Richen of Drumheller beloved husband of Cheryl unexpectedly passed away peacefully on March 1, 2018 at the age of 64 years. Dan was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on March 18, 1953. He grew up and took all of his schooling in Winnipeg, upon completion of High School he attained his Certification in Public Health in September of 1979. Dan worked as a Public Health Inspector in the Drumheller area from October 1, 1979 until his retirement May 29, 2015. Dan also had a B.A. of Science from the University of Winnipeg, plus adding to his education a Masters of Science from the University of Calgary November 10, 1994. Dan was a kind, honest and intelligent man, he loved to read, watch sports, but his passion was playing golf. He always had some trivia or fact about people, places or things. He enjoyed his retirement, “doing nothing”, as he put it. We will miss his laugh and his smile. Dan leaves to cherish his memory,his wife Cheryl, in laws, Bob & Lorraine Knight of Ashern, Manitoba,Brad & Betty Kelso (Curtis & Pam) of Brandon, Manitoba, Blaine & Cori Kelso of Yellowknife, NWT, Allan & Brenda Kelso (Emily) of Norris Arm,NFLD, brothers, Doug & Jan Richen (Scott & Michael) of Burnaby, B.C.,Bob & Sandra Richen of Winnipeg, Manitoba, David & Lorrie Richen (Matthew & Danielle) of Winnipeg, Manitoba, and a lifetime of friends. Dan was predeceased by his parents Robert & Clementine Richen, and brother Ronald Richen. There will be a Celebration of Life for Dan on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at the Dinosaur Trail Golf & Country Club. Memorial Donations may be made in loving memory of Dan to Canadian Diabetes Association, 220-6223 2nd Street S.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2H 1J5. Courtney-Winter’s Funeral Homes are in care of the arrangements.