On Wednesday, January 20, 2021 Toby Desjarlais of Big Bay, AB passed away at the age of 78 years. Toby is lovingly survived by his children, Leonard Philips, Ken Thiessen, Dwayne (Holly) Thiessen, Leah Thiessen, Ricky Boucher &Travis Cardinal; brothers, Charlie (Karen) Desjarlais, Martin (Pat) Desjarlais, Johnston Desjarlais & Leonard Desjarlais; sisters, Mary MacDonald, Rema Janvier, Thyra (Jerry) Lavallee, Linda Gervais & Annie Heimbecker; as well as numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Toby is predeceased by his parents, Cecile and Willy Desjarlais; daughter, Cecile Boucher; grandson, Jessie Thiessen; brothers, Jerry Desjarlais, Lawrence Desjarlais, Rene Desjarlais, Walter Desjarlais; brothers-in-law, Robbie MacDonald, Barry Heimbecker.
Public Visitation, Friday, January 22, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m at Mission View Funeral Chapel. Covid- 19 capacity limitations will be in effect. A private family service will be held. Final Resting Place, Our Lady of the Snow Cemetery, Big Bay, AB.
Honourary Pallbearers Lawrence Berland, Ricky Boucher, Travis Cardinal, Charlie Desjarlais, Paul (Del) Desjarlais, Ronald Francis, Darcy Gladue.
Pallbearers Martin "Festus" Desjarlais, Cory Janvier, Clint Lavallee, Wayne Radke, Dwayne Thiessen, Jessie Thiessen.
Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta would be appreciated.
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