Dirk Machtans

September 7, 2016 12 Condolences Print Obituary

It is with heartfelt sadness that our family announce the peaceful passing of Dirk Machtans, surrounded by his family on September 4, 2016.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Susan of 47 years, daughters Holly (Joe), Jennifer (Mike) and Patricia, grandchildren; Leonardo, Sofia, Francesca, Nolan and Hannah, and numerous relatives and dear friends.

Dirk was predeceased by his parents Charles and Ursula and brother Rainer.

Celebration of Dirk’s Life
Saturday September 24, 2016 at 10:00am
Trinity Funeral Home Chapel
10530 116 Street Edmonton, AB

Memorial Donations
The Mazankowski Heart Institute
11220 83 Avenue, Edmonton or

Cross Cancer Institute (Lung)
11560 University Avenue, Edmonton

Warm thanks to the staff on Unit 5D2 at the U of A Hospital

  1. Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts.
    My heart goes out to you and your family at this difficult time

    • Thank you daughter #4 and Ryan, your thoughts mean a lot to us at this time.

  2. I got to know Dirk over a few weeks while I was his roommate twice on 5D2 it was a please meeting him and his family. We are sorry to hear the passing of Dirk our condolences to you and your family

    • Thank you Art and Diane. Art you were our Florence Nightingale. We wouldn’t. Have made it without you there with Dirk at night. Thank you.

  3. A good friend and a vibrant man. Dirk’s zest for living was amazing. He always had a way of finding the sunshine in our lives. He brightened my life and we always had something to talk about. My thoughts and prayers are with his wonderful family and I am sorry for your loss. Love to you all.

    • Thank you Gerry for being such a GREAT friend! We appreciate all the visits you made to the hospital just to sit with Dirk and the family. Thank you friend !

  4. Lucy and I were very saddened to hear of Dirk’s passing . We have such good memories of time spent with Dirk and Susan and their beautiful daughters .We are deeply sorry for your loss . Love Allan and Lucy

    • Thank you Allan and Lucy for your thoughts. It was always so much fun at your house and the girls loved your dog. So glad the two of you have found each other again.

  5. Susan – our thoughts are with you, the girls and their families! We have lost a fine gentleman who will be dearly missed by so many. Hugs and kind wishes from all of us at the Ogrodiuk household.

  6. Thank you Terry, Marty and girls your condolences mean a lot. Dirk always knew he was in for a good laugh when Marty was around!

  7. I’m sorry to hear he is gone. Dirk was always so friendly and had a smile for anyone entering the room. fd

  8. My sincerest condolences Susan. Dirk was a fine and thoughtful man…. and a joy to work with. Wishing you peace at this time.

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