Posted: June 13th, 2019


ROBERT (BUD) VINCENT HEIDINGER, beloved husband of Wendy-Lee Heidinger of Lethbridge, AB passed away suddenly on May 26, 2019 at the age of 60 years.

Besides his loving wife, he is survived by his much loved dog Levi, sister Wendy Heidinger, brother Wayne Heidinger, nephews James (Leah) Heidinger, Jason (Jackie) Knoch and their families. He is also survived by his mother in law Etta Hale, brothers-in-law Dale (Maria) Coombs, Rod (Linda) Coombs, Greg Hale, sister-in-law Cynthia (Darrell) Schafer and nephews and nieces Bryce (Candi) Coombs, Lee Coombs, Lindsey (Steve) Murray, Angie (Paxton) Schafer, Dana (James) Harrison, Jordan Mitchell, Carly Geary, Chas, Reed and Liam Hale, Tayte Goddard as well as Mandy (Nick) De Leeuw and all their families.

Predeceased by (and will be reunited with) grandparents Bud and Agnes Cooper, parents George and Gwen Heidinger, fathers-in-law Dean Coombs and Charles Hale, sisters-in-law Kathy Heidinger and Shelly Coombs as well as his beloved pets Kama, Nikki, Apache, Kodi and Dixie.

Bud grew up in Bow Island and graduated from St. Michaels School in the Class of 1976. He began a career with Calgary Power at the age of 17 and retired from Fortis AB after 40 years in the power line trade. Following retirement from Fortis, he formed his power line consulting company BRH. In his free time he enjoyed adventures with his best friend and wife Wendy and numerous friends, exploring America on their motorcycles, sailing the British Virgin Islands, and spending time in Hawaii. His free spirit could never stay still for long and he forged friendships and love wherever he ventured with his magnetic “just a happy kinda guy” personality.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION MEMORIAL HALL, 324 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. with Shelly Bassett officiating.

In Buds memory, donations may be made to One Broken Biker (www.onebrokenbiker.org), Stars Air Ambulance, Royal Canadian Legion, Poppy Fund or The SPCA.

To send a condolence, please visit www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com

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