Heppner, Henry

July 2, 1933 – August 12, 2021
at the age of 88 years

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Henry Heppner.  Henry is survived by his loving wife Phoebe (Sissons) and six children: Susan (Rick), Leonard (Lydia), Delmer, Linda (Colin), Brad (Crystal), and Phoebe (Steve).  He’s also survived by 16 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

Henry was born July 2, 1933, to John and Frieda Heppner in Capisin, Saskatchewan.  The family moved to British Columbia when Henry was 20 years old.  A year later he met and married Phoebe.  The lived in Aldergrove, BC until they moved to Sicamous BC in 1975.  That’s where they resided when Henry passed at the age of 88 on August 12, 2021.

Through his life Henry worked in many trades including the auto industry, butcher, reforestation, and yard maintenance.  He also volunteered as a Boy Scout leader, Christian Service Brigade leader and men’s quartet and choirs.

Funeral services will be held August 28, 2021, at Sicamous Bible Church located at 326 Kappel St. at 2:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, the family would greatly appreciate donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Society, 300 828 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1E2.


  1. Please except our sympathies for you and all family members.

  2. So sorry for your loss. Ken and I would like to send our thoughts and prayers to all of Henry’s family and friends.

  3. So sorry for your loss, Henry was a wonderful man. I worked for him at L & H meats in Enderby B.C. He was always so gentle and kind to me, he made me laugh all the time such a great sense of humour he had, I later became his daughter in-law he was a wonderful father in-law. My condolences go out to the Heppner family Henry will forever be in my heart his kindness and generosity will be missed by all, but my memories will forever Live on
    Love from Beverly Heppner.

  4. So sorry to hear of Henry’s passing. Although it’s been a few years since we have visited, I remember him as a very warm gentle man.
    Another wonderful welcoming party in Heaven
    My condolences to Phoebe and the whole family

  5. Our deepest condolences to Phoebe and family in the loss of their Husband Father and Grandfather. What a great loss , we will all miss his great smile , always helpful hands and loving heart as well as his strong musical voice. We are so sorry we won’t be able to attend the service but will be with all with great memories and in spirit . All our love Phil Blanche, Leah Steve Jenean and Zeef

  6. Our dear brother will be greatly missed . What a loving kind and gentleman he was. Our deepest Condolences to Phoebe and the Heppner Family . Our thoughts and prayers will be with you all . So sorry we won’t be there to celebrate his life . Love you Phil Blanche Leah Steve Jenean and Zefrino

  7. We will miss our Brother Henry who was always willing to help people , great husband, Father, Grandfather, and friend to so many, loved that man, with Love your sister Doreen and brother Wally.

  8. Sorry to here this I’m sending my deepest condolence I have always had great respect for Henry and will miss visiting him
    He was a kind and gentle man always will remember he Cote a ride to Nanaimo with me and Linda as we were on our honey moon in Victoria

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