Obituaries & Tributes
1966 - 2020
On Friday, December 11, 2020, Mr. Darrell Douglas Katan of Edmonton was called Home to be with his Lord at the age of 54 years.
Darrell leaves behind his wife Jacqueline, step-daughter Ashton (Erwin) Rutz of London, England, son Lance (Emily) Katan of Edmonton, and his grandchildren Emilia, Brooklyn and Ethan.
Darrell will be greatly missed by his mother Donna McDonald of Red Deer, Alberta and his brother Darwin Katan of San Antonio, Texas. Darrell was predeceased by his father Douglas Katan on November 9, 2004.
The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of the Good Samaritan (Mill Woods) Long Term Care for the kindness and care given to Darrell.
If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada or to the Edmonton Humane Society.
Read special messages of condelences for Darrell below
In Loving Memory of Darrell
My sincere condolences to the family of Darrell Katan.......he had his “family” and then he had his other families like fire fighters from Bruderheim and his MS family who supported him through thick and thin.
His mother Dona Katan Macdonald can be reached on Facebook please reach out to her there.
- Grace Pearson
Condolences to you and your family. I enjoyed the humor and zest Darrell had for life. I will miss him tremendously and he will always be in my heart forever and one day I will see him in his new journey and we can compare our ms symptoms we had in our first life. Now Darrell will be without pain and suffering.
- Grace Fedoretz
Our deepest condolences for your loss.
- Kristina Gushaty
My heart goes out to Darrell’s loved ones and friends.
I know he was much loved and will be missed greatly by many. May you all take comfort in knowing his suffering has ended and he is at peace.
Much love to you, my friend, Jackie. I know it doesn’t seem possible now, but please know even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise again.
- Donna Bennell
Sincerest condolences to you and your family, Jackie.
I’ll never forget Darrell’s zest for life and his contagious smile. Holding you all in my thoughts and prayers.
Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time.
May you find comfort in knowing Darrell is no longer suffering and is at peace. Prayers and love to you.
- Roseanne Berube
Jackie and family
I feel bad that I was not able to visit this summer. If you need anything just call.
It has been a long time since college and though our ways have often parted, we have always found our paths crossing.
Condolences to all
- Eric Larson
(Under the Stars Eric Larson)
My sincere condolences to you and your family on the loss of Darrell.
I can’t imagine what your going through.... but want you to know that I’m thinking of you.
Sending you a big hug Jackie.
- Shannon Greenfield
Jackie and family,
Thank you for sharing time with Darrell, with me. He always had a positive way of looking and dealing with difficulties.
I will miss him.
- Christine Powell