Wesley Zieffle
Wesley Zieffle
Wesley Zieffle
Wesley Zieffle


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday, March 18, 2024
Provost Culture and Recreation Centre
5113 43 Street
Provost, Alberta, Canada
Celebration of Life

Obituary of Wesley David Zieffle

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Wes Zieffle

April 24, 1945 ~ March 6, 2024


Wesley “Wes” David Zieffle was born on April 24, 1945, in Medicine Hat, Alberta to Dave and Donna Zieffle. They Moved to the ranch in the Sounding Lake area north of Monitor when Wes was six months old and he resided in the same yard until he moved into Long Term Care in Consort, Alberta.

Wes married Lynda (Turcato) on March 18, 1967. Wes and Lynda continued ranching and eventually passed the ranching operations down to their sons Darren and BJ.

Wes was a member of the Canadian Professional Cowboys Association, competing in the steer wrestling and calf roping for many years and earned his gold card status for 25 years of membership. He remained an avid teacher and mentor for many cowboys throughout the years.

Wes was inducted into the Professional Rodeo Hall of Fame in 2009. His famous horse, Twist, was inducted the same year. When Wes retired from rodeo, he and Lynda enjoyed travelling, taking trips to Australia, the United States and Mexico. They also hit the road to watch grandkids compete in rodeos.

Wes passed away peacefully on March 6, 2024, at 78 years of age.

Wes will be lovingly missed by his wife of 56 years Lynda; sons Darren (Terra James) and BJ (Brandy Frenette) Zieffle; daughter Janna (Wade) Pickerell; grandchildren Ashton (Cullen Miller), Garrett, Blake, Toni (Cole Johnson), and Jaclyn; sister Kathie; and brother-in-law Dale Butterwick, as well as many nieces, nephews and dear friends.

Wes was predeceased by parents Dave and Donna Zieffle.


A Celebration Of Life Will Be Held

Monday, March 18, 2024 at 1:00 P.M.

Provost Culture & Recreation Centre

Provost, Alberta


Memorial donations in memory of Wes may be made and sent directly to Consort Long Term Care or to a charity of your choice.

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