Timothy Russell Howrish

23/10/1962 - 03/05/2024


Obituary For Timothy Russell Howrish

October 23, 1962 – May 3, 2024

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Tim Howrish on May 3, 2024, at the young age of 61.

Tim was born in Spirit River on October 23, 1962. He lived in the Rycroft/Spirit River area his whole life and was well known throughout the community. Tim was a hard worker who had a keen eye & attention to detail as a talented grader/cat operator. Tim enjoyed camping, river boating, fishing, golfing, playing with his dog Toby, and visiting around a bonfire. He never seemed to sit still and spent time cutting grass or tinkering around on equipment in his yard on the family farm where he lived. Tim was a great friend to many and a loving father.

Tim is survived by his partner Nancy van Rootselaar, daughters Charmaine (Aidan) Anderson, Carmen Howrish, and his son Corey Howrish. He will also be missed by his granddaughters Cadence & Norah Anderson, Sydney & Bridgette Shewchuk, and Layhla Howrish. Tim’s mother, Annette Howrish, siblings Jerry (Sherilyn) Howrish, Ken (Lorraine) Howrish, Patty (Darrell) Norman, Daryl (Nicole) Howrish, and Shelly (Harvey) Werboweski, as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends will also miss him dearly.

Tim is predeceased by his father Ernie Howrish.

A Celebration of Life will be held for Tim at a later date.

Those wishing to honor his life can make a donation in his name to the Grande Prairie Regional Hospital Foundation.

Care entrusted to Bear Creek Funeral Home 780 830 7742

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  • 09/05/2024

    We are so sorry to hear this. Our condolences to the family.

  • 08/05/2024

    Our deepest condolences to Tim's family. Tim was a legend in his own way. I had the opportunity to work with Tim over the past 35 years. He was always the go to guy to get things done , if Tim was the one getting wellsites prepared or reclamation projects completed everyone knew it would be done with excellence on time and on budget. Tim was highly respected across Western Canada when it came to the Oil and Gas industry. And as much of an amazing worker that he was he was even a better trusted and loyal friend to myself and many others. Rest in peace will be missed my friend. Kevin and Diane Stark

  • 08/05/2024

    Our deepest condolences to all of Tim's family, he was a good friend and I will miss talking and joking with him, Rest In Peace my friend James KARASIUK

  • 07/05/2024

    Tim was a life long friend who will be sadly missed. My condolences to the family.

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