Darwin Todd Sovdi
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June 11, 1968 – February 4, 2013
Darwin Sovdi of Red Deer, AB passed away suddenly from an aneurysm on Monday, February 4, 2013 at the age of 44 years.
Darwin was born in Estevan, SK on June 11, 1968 to his loving parents, Cliff and Shirley Sovdi. Darwin grew up in Estevan and as a teenager began his career in the oilfield. Through years of hard work and dedication, Darwin created a number of businesses which eventually led him and his family to Red Deer. One of his many accomplishments was the creation of his business Custom Fiberglass Contractors in Red Deer. Due to his dedication and hard work, Custom Fiberglass became and continues to be extremely successful.
Darwin was passionate about the outdoors, and he enjoyed quading, camping, traveling, family gatherings, but especially loved riding his horses with his children. Darwin was a loving father who always took time to spend with his three children. His generosity was felt by all who knew him as he was constantly helping out family, friends and strangers, sharing his good fortune with a number of charities.
Along with his parents, Darwin leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Michelle; son, Dylan; daughters, Jessica and Catherine; brother, Shawn (Stephanie); sister, Susan (James) Thompson; grandmother, Alta Peterman; nephews, Braden, Josh, Cody, Dustin, Deagan and Leland; nieces, Tairyn and Meadow, as well as numerous extended family and friends. Darwin was predeceased by his brother Darren in 2012; grandparents, Marvel Sovdi, Clynard Nylin and Muriel Martel.
Darwin always made people laugh with his jokes and pranks, we will miss his wonderful smile and crystal blue eyes.
A celebration of Darwin's life will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Living Hope Community Church, 100 King Street, Estevan, with Pastor Scott Harrison officiating. Interment will take place at Souris Valley Memorial Gardens, Estevan.
Memorial donations in Darwin's honour may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, Wild Pink Yonder,
www.wildpinkyonder.com or to a charity of the donor's choice.
Published in The Regina Leader-Post on Feb. 13, 2013