Posted: May 1st, 2019


DAVID JOHN BLACKMER, of Coutts, born on March 5, 1957 in Lethbridge, passed away at the Milk River Health Centre on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at the age of 62 years.

David is survived by his daughters, Billie Sue Young of Lethbridge and Bobbie Jo (Greg) Garber of Milk River; his grandchildren, Ryerson and Noah and their father, Jason Young, and Charlie, Jorja and Jack; his siblings, Raymond (Joyce) Blackmer of Milk River, Linda (David) Belisle of Lethbridge, Peggy (Randy) Plomp of Calgary, Tom (Linda) Blackmer of Medicine Hat, Kim (Rob) St. Peter of Medicine Hat and Michael (Noreen) Blackmer of Coutts, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by his parents, Jim & Thelma Blackmer, his brother, James Jr. and his nephews, Paul Blackmer and Kevin Belisle.

David loved his grandchildren, family, friends and all those who knew him. He enjoyed rodeo, truck driving, haying, hunting and fishing.

A Prayer Service will be held at ST. PETER’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 321 Main Street N.W., Milk River, AB on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. with Father Roque Pereira officiating.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. PETER’S CATHOLIC CHURCH on Monday, May 6, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. with Father Roque Pereira celebrating.

A Private Family Interment will be held at the Coutts Cemetery.

If friends so desire, donations in David’s name can be made to the CouttsGrass Rodeo Association: Box 128, Coutts, AB T0K 0N0.

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