William Walter Bramley

December 30, 1947 - April 25, 2024


Obituary For William Walter Bramley

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of William “Bill” Walter Bramley on Thursday, April 25, 2024 in High Prairie, AB at the High Prairie Health Complex at the age of 76 years.

Bill was born in Calgary, AB on December 30, 1947 and was the only child of Les and Bertie Bramley. He was raised on the farms near Carbon, AB and then Manville, AB.

Bill met his wife Janice during High School in 1964 and they were married in 1969. Bill and Janice welcomed their first child Lyle in 1970 and Monica in 1973.

Bill worked a variety of jobs after High School and ultimately became a certified welder. His work building riverboats for Marathon Marine brought the family to Grande Prairie, AB in 1980. He retired in 2007 after many years with Davco Manufacturing. Bill and Janice moved to a quiet location near High Prairie, AB in 2008 where Janice continues to reside.

Bill enjoyed the river boating days with family and friends in his younger years and always looked forward to camping and hunting trips. Bill was a dedicated and involved member of the Wapiti Shooters Club and a member of the High Prairie Fish and Game Association Gun Club.

Bill was a genuine, hardworking and loyal man who was loved and respected by many. He loved his family fiercely and was the happiest spending time with or talking to any one of them.

Bill leaves behind his loving wife of 55 years Janice; children Lyle (Candis) and Monica (Stan); grandchildren: Alyssa, Tianna and William; great-grandchildren: Taylor, Creighton, Emersyn and Sawyer.

Bill was predeceased by his mother Alberta Bramley, father Leslie Bramley, mother-in-law Della Bang, father-in-law Ronald Bang, and sister-in-law Karen Bang.

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2024 at Oliver’s Funeral Home (10005 107 Ave.) in Grande Prairie, AB at 11:00am with a reception to follow at the Wapiti Shooters Club (705032 RR 60) Grande Prairie, AB.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the numerous doctors, nurses and paramedics at the U of A Hospital and especially the High Prairie Health Complex who took such great care of Bill.

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  • May 22, 2024

    We have so many wonderful memories of riverboating with you all. Bramley National Park! What fun we had. Such good friends in those Grande Prairie Days. Our love and sympathy to you Janice, and the family..Emily Turgeon Wootten, Jo-anna and Sarah.

  • May 06, 2024

    All our sympathy to you, Janice, and your whole family, on the loss of Bill. I have many wonderful memories of him as the cousin who came to visit and all the good times we shared. We're glad that you had so many happy years together. Sending you love in this sad time, Carol & Barry Zuckerman

  • May 05, 2024

    Dear Janice. Sending sympathy to you and your family. This must be so difficult for you because I know how much you and Bill did together and for each other. Bill had a wonderful way with people and his hearty laugh always made people smile. I am sending you a big hug because unfortunately we will be away on May 11th and cannot attend the funeral service. Thinking of you Jan - take care and may pleasant memories help you through this difficult time.

  • April 30, 2024

    Janice and Family My sincere condolences, I had the privilege of working with Bill at Davco Machine. I have only good memories of working with him. May your memories help to sustain you. Hugs for you all. Tracey Rude


  • 4 TREES

    4 Trees were planted in memory of William Walter Bramley - May 06, 2024


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