Posted: January 12th, 2022

April 24, 1953 ~ January 8, 2022


It is with a heavy heart that Linda announces the passing of her beloved husband, Dean Kerwin Sutherland. Dean passed away at St. Joseph’s Home – Carmel Hospice in Medicine Hat on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at the age of 68 years. Dean was born on Friday, April 24, 1953, in Kindersley, SK., where he was raised and went to school. After high school, he attended Kelsey Trade School in Saskatoon where he achieved his mechanic license. Dean married the love of his life, Linda Mundt in Alsask, SK., on December 23, 1978, sharing a wonderful 44 years together. He was a member of the Alsask Lions Club for 10 years. Dean worked as a mechanic and service manager for Ford Motor Co., later with Fracing companies in Medicine Hat in various positions and finally as a Seamer specialist at Crown Cork and Seal. Dean’s love for his family and friends was most often shown by his willingness to help with any repair or project. No matter how big or small the job, the deepest connections with Dean were made at these times. He was always willing to share what he knew and proudly passed on these skills to his children. Dean enjoyed many activities throughout his life including playing guitar, working on vehicles, trap shooting, aviation, motorcycle riding, camping, hunting, snow skiing, water skiing and bowling to name a few. He fondly recalled the birth of his children and grandchildren as a special memory and the celebrations of their 25th and 40th wedding anniversary parties. Dean and Linda shared in having a special connection with Ted and Hilda’s anniversary which was celebrated on the same day… their 25th wedding anniversary was Dean and Linda’s first wedding anniversary. Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife, Linda; children, Dallas (Nicole) and their daughter, Aubrey; Richelle and her daughters, Alannah and Rylie; siblings, Gail (Dave) De Busschere, Dana (George) Unger, Blair (Shannon) Sutherland, David Sutherland, Allan (Yvonne) Sutherland; sisters-in-law, Ruth (Kevin) Munroe, Rita Mundt, Debby Mundt, brothers-in-law, Rick (Shannon) Mundt, Rob (Chandra) Mundt as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Dean was predeceased by his parents, Hugh and Louvaine Sutherland; inlaws, Ted and Hilda Mundt and brother-in-law, Gary Mundt. Relatives and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Friday, January 14, 2022, between 1:00 p.m. and 2:55 p.m. A Private Celebration of Dean’s life will follow at 3:00 p.m. The chapel service will be live-streamed and anyone wishing to experience the service is encouraged to visit our website and select the View Broadcast Button on the homepage at service time. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Dean’s name may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Road N.E., Calgary, AB., T2E 2P5. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at Honoured to serve the family is


Cook Southland Funeral Chapel Crematorium & Reception Facility, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455 “Locally owned & directed”

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