Alex Wurst
Alex Wurst

Obituary of Alex Wurst

On Monday, January 23, 2023 Alex Wurst passed away peacefully. He is survived by his loving  children and grandchildren, Dan Wurst (Sukanya Dechsorn), Linda Walls (Garth Walls, Stacey and Ryan Tillmans, Chris and Beth Walls, Bradley and Jenny Walls), Darryl Wurst (Anita Wurst, Jennifer and James McCarroll, Adam Wurst and Rikki Annabel), Gary Wurst (Patty Kalytuk, Josh and Joy-Anne Wurst, Nathan and Sara Wurst, Alex Wurst, Shelly Kalytuk and Alex Hoppe, Mike Kalytuk), Pattie Tastad (Allyn Tastad, Michael Tastad and Amy Gill, Kara Tastad and Ceena Shirafghan) and his sister-in-law Justine Walter. Alex is pre-deceased by his wife Dorothy Wurst, his parents Caroline and Juno Wurst, and his daughter-in-law Lorraine Davis. He will be greatly missed by his children, grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.


Alex was born on December 2, 1933 in Estevan, Saskatchewan to Caroline and Juno Wurst. He spent his formative years in Estevan. As a young man, Alex explored Western Canada finding work in a variety of places. His favourite job, being a valet and limousine driver for the Banff Springs Hotel. Upon returning to Estevan he met and married the love of his life Dorothy Walter. They were married on November 10, 1954. While in Estevan, Alex and Dorothy built their first home, and had five children. During their 63 years of marriage, they moved extensively throughout western Canada, settling in Saskatoon. Alex and Dorothy were partners in everything they did. They were avid gardeners, excellent dancers, bowlers, and crafters. Their favourite family times were spent camping, playing cards and board games, Christmas holidays and spending time with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Alex was an amazing woodworker making a variety of beautiful keepsakes for his family and friends. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends, and everyone at Trinity Manor.


Funeral services will be held at Hillcrest Funeral Home & Cemetery (210 Wess Road, Saskatoon) at 10:00 a.m., Monday January 30, 2023.

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