Norman Rudolph Heyden

June 4, 2018 7 Condolences Print Obituary Send Flowers

JULY 27, 1929 – MAY 29, 2018

Norman Heyden, loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather passed away with his family  by his side on May 29, 2018 at the age of 88.

Norman was born in North Battleford, Saskatchewan and was raised on the family farm in the Belbute Saskatchewan area.  As a young man he moved to Alberta where he met and married his wife Ida. First settling in Swan Hills and later moving his family to St. Albert where they lived for the last 50 years of his life. Norman worked for several constructions companies in the oil industry before owning his own company. He loved camping, boating and fishing with his family and grandchildren.

Norman is survived by his loving wife of 63 years Ida (Kidner) Heyden ; his children: Calvin (Debbie) Heyden of St. Albert; Carolyn (Timothy) Thompson of Spring, Texas; Karen van den Berge of St. Albert;  and Brendalee (Mark) Gorbahn of Paso Robles, California; 12 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Norman was predeceased by his parents Adrian and Mary (Wappel) Heyden, son-in-law Ronald van den Berge, several of his brothers and sisters.

Funeral Service
Saturday June 9, 2018 at 12:00 noon
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in St. Albert
10 Akins Drive St. Albert, Alberta



  1. We pass on our condolences to all the Heyden family and our thoughts will be with them going forward.

  2. We pass on our condolences to all the Heyden family and our thoughts will be with you going forward.

  3. Ida,
    I’m so sorry to hear of Norm’s passing. Still think of him in his cowboy boots.
    Kathie Pavelich

  4. Dear Heyden family,

    May God bless you with peace and the comfort of knowing families are forever. May you smile and feel Norm and Dad’s love with you in everything you do till you meet again.

    Love Mark’s little sister Heidi

  5. Condolences!

  6. Deepest sympathy at the passing of Mr. Heyden. Memories have no barrier with the passing of time and space. A gentle man who when I was in his company and that of his family saw a beloved husband and father. RIP Norman x

  7. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this sorrowful time.

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