Emile Alfred Boivin was born in Spirit River, Alberta on July 5, 1956, the second child of seven to Marie-Ange and Henri Boivin.
He passed away in Grande Prairie, Alberta on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at the age of 63 years.
Emile was an avid outdoorsman. He spent most of his days outdoors; working on the farm, camping, hunting, fishing and spending time with his friends and family.
He worked for 35 years in the oilfield prior to retiring to his dream job as a full-time farmer in 2008.
His quick wit, clever nicknames and genuine love of life will be missed by many.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Jeanette; daughters, Rae-Ann (Dale) Bolster, Dionne (Garret) Hjelsing; son Ryan Boivin; grandchildren, Avery & Jared Bolster, Quinn & Declan Hjelsing; parents Henri and Marie-Ange Boivin; siblings, Ronald (Simone Desilets), Pauline (Doug Purcha), Jiggs (Fiona Logan), Doris (Jim Pierce), Alain (Debbie Lee), Edith (Rick Mainwaring); sisters-in-law, Irene (Lawrence Lemoine), Doris (Jules Boivin), and as well as numerous family and friends.
A Celebration of Life was held on October 25, 2019 at Saints Martyrs Canadiens in Tangent, Alberta.
If friends so desire, donations may be made to STARS Air Ambulance and/or Colorectal Cancer- Alberta Cancer Foundation as expressions of sympathy.