1962 - 2018
Clauss Philip Driedger, beloved husband of Jackie Driedger of Taber, passed away peacefully at the St. Michael’s Palliative Care on Monday, June 4, 2018 at the age of 56 years.
Relatives and friends were invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 - 48 Avenue, Taber on Thursday, June 7, 2018 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.
The Funeral Service was held at the Evangelical Free Church, 5431 - 48 Avenue, Taber on Friday, June 8, 2018 at 1:00 P.M.
Besides Jackie, his loving wife of thirty five years, Clauss is survived by their children Crystal (Terry) Tutak of Lethbridge and their children Ethen and Connor; Mandi Driedger (Samantha Barr) of Taber. He is also survived by his mother Mary Driedger, nine brothers, five sisters and numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews.
Clauss was predeceased by his father John N. Driedger, brother Frederick Driedger and niece Brooklyn Rewega.
Clauss was born at home in LaCrete, Alberta on April 17, 1962 to John and Mary Driedger. He left LaCrete in 1978 coming to Taber and worked various jobs, always giving his very best effort in whatever he did. Clauss’ grandson’s were the highlight of his life and he loved spending time with them. He also really enjoyed woodworking, cooking, camping, fishing, making and smoking sausage and loved his job operating in the oilfield. Highlights for Clauss were also going to Phoenix as well as watching baseball and hockey.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Clauss’ name may be made directly to the St. Michael's Health Centre, Palliative Care Unit, 1400 - 9 Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 4V5.
A very special thank you to Dr. Yamabe, Dr. Sutherland, Dr. Smuts, Dr. Shukkoor, Chris and the staff of St. Michael’s Palliative Care Unit.