Cole Joseph Wilkinson

January 30, 2020 35 Condolences Print Obituary

It is with broken hearts that we share the passing of Cole Wilkinson on January 28, 2020, at the age of 26.

Cole leaves behind the love of his life, his daughter Aurora, as well as his loving parents Joanne and Stan Nachtigahl, Floyd Wilkinson ( Brenda Savage), his sisters Samantha ( Samuel Valuck, Rosalie and Everett) and Delanie, his brother Eric, his grandmother Ruth Bristow , as well as many loving aunts, uncles and cousins.
We will all dearly miss him.

Cole grew up loving sports, hockey and international hand ball being his favorites. He was an honor student throughout his school years and became a Red Seal Concrete Finisher following his graduation.
Cole could charm his way into just about anyone’s heart. Throughout his entire life he wore his heart on his sleeve and truly was a caring and empathetic man.
The last few years were hard for Cole, as he struggled through his personal battles and finally, as he lost hope, lost his battle.

Cole was predeceased by his grandparents Gord and Kay Wilkinson , as well as Grandpa Bob, who is now holding him close and we are sure, giving him a tour.

In lieu of flowers, please be compassionate to the souls that suffer in silence, that wage a war that you will never know , that look a little different , but have the deepest and most loving hearts.
Don’t judge, be kind, and look a little deeper.
Your words of encouragement and understanding may make the difference.

There will be a gathering in the spring for family and friends to spread his ashes in the Rocky Mountains that he loved.

  1. So Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  2. I’m so sorry to hear about Cole!! My thoughts are with you all.

  3. Frank and I are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Sending our love to all of you.

  4. Hearfelt sorrow for the loss of your dear Cole. I know that he was a treasured son and father. The journey he was on was such a struggle May his sweet spirit rest in peace.

  5. So sorry to hear this news! Our hearts and love and prayers to all the family! ❤️❤️❤️

    • So sorry to hear of this tragic loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Joanne and all those who knew and loved Cole. 💖

  6. Tanya Todd and I send our love strength and support in your loss of Cole♥️♥️

  7. Our heartfelt condolences to you Joanne and Stan and the rest of the family. Cole was and will always be one of our favourites. Love
    Christy & Jamie McInnes

  8. Sending our heartfelt and deepest sympathies and condolences to all ♥️♥️♥️
    cousin. christine ( wilkinson ) and family

  9. So sorry to hear of your loss. My heartfelt sympathy and prayers are with each of you.

  10. We cannot express how sad we are for you , our prayers will go on for you and the whole family ❤️ Lots of love

    • Joanne and family, we are so very sorry to hear of your loss. No words will take away the pain of loss but know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. Take care of each other. Love from Sherry & Terry Stone

    • Sending thoughts, prayers and strength ❤️ Joanne ,Stan & girls look after one another xo
      Cole you left an impression on so many and will be greatly missed. Deepest condolences during this time of sorrow to you all 🙏🏻

  11. We are so very sorry, Joanne,Stan, daughter Aurora, & Floyd, and other family We know your hearts are breaking, We hold you in our prayers at this time asking God to comfort you through your loving family and friends. We know you have wonderful memories to treasure.
    Love George & Mavis

  12. So sorry to hear of your tremendous loss. My thoughts are with you Floyd and all your family. Hoping the love of family and friends will help with your loss. ❤️

  13. So very sorry to hear of this sad news. Wishing everyone some Peace and comfort as you move through this difficult time.

  14. Joanne and Stan
    So sorry to hear of your loss.
    Heartfelt thoughts to you and your family at this time of loss.

  15. I’ll miss you buddy.. some of my best memories growing up are the times we spent together, you were a good man with the best soul. Forever in my heart friend.

  16. My sympathies Joanne, Stan and family on the loss of your dear Cole. My deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences to all of you as well as my dear friend Ruth. Sending my love and prayers to you all at this sad time.

  17. I am so sorry and send much love and sympathy to all who knew and loved Cole. Please take comfort in knowing that his struggles in this world have been resolved. Sometimes the heart and soul just have no more to give. Know that by the testimony of so many he leaves his love and continued care for you behind. Take heart, dear ones, we are all on a journey and this loved one has just gone ahead. God bless and comfort you all.

  18. So very sorry to hear this sad news. May peace and comfort surround you in these difficult days.

  19. Joanne and Stan. Our hearts break for you and your beautiful girls. Stay strong and know that we are thinking of you during this very difficult time. Take care of yourselves and feel our warm embrace over the miles.

    Always. Treasure, Andrew, Korbin and Andree

  20. My love and condolences to Joanne-Stan, Floyd-Brenda, Samantha, Delanie, Eric and members of his family. I was blessed to have known Cole- he brought many a smile and laughter, a helpful hand, and love into our home. His greatest gift of course- our sweet Aurora. She will be our constant reminder of Cole ❤ I know he has Gods arms around him now and that he is without conflict Always and forever a special part of our hearts you are Cole.

  21. We knew Cole as a cute, loving and exhuberant boy. He spent time at our home and we couldn’t help but love him.
    We will pray for Cole and for all of you who loved him. Our most sincere condolences.

  22. Sending thoughts, prayers and strength to all who loved Cole. My deepest condolences.

  23. My deepest condolences. I know all too well the loss one feels when they lose a child.My prayers and thoughts are with you.Love Albert

    • You were a really good person and friend. Me and my dad are devastated. We are his neighbors and friends. Goodbye man.

  24. So sorry for your heartbreaking loss.My thoughts are with Joanne, Stan and the rest of the family.

  25. I am so sorry for your loss of Cole. My heart just aches for all of you and I am sending lots of love and support.
    Cate❤️

  26. My sincere condolences to all of Cole’s family. My heart breaks for you Joanne. I will always remember him as my little Bon Jovi .. so sad

  27. Sending our deepest condolence’s. Stay strong and continue to cherish all the memories.
    XOXO
    Corry, Jesse & Tyson Dales

  28. My condolences to Cole’s family. As one of his teachers I remember as a wonderful young man full of life.

  29. So sorry for the loss of your beloved son. It is a beautifully written obituary for Cole and it is obvious he was a very special young man. Our condolences to you and your family. May he Rest In Peace.

  30. With sincere sympathy to you oanne and all your family. Prayers and hugs
    Kathy

  31. Dear Joanne, Stan, Aurora, Samantha, Delanie, Eric, Floyd, Ruth, and families,
    We are so very sorry to hear of Cole’s passing and share in your sorrow as we think of such a young life cut short. May “the
    God of all comfort” (2 Corinthians 1:3,4)comfort you at this very
    difficult time. Our hearts go out to you and our thoughts and prayers are with you. With deepest sympathy and love, Fred, Julie, Michael, Ali, and Owen Liljelund

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