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With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Denis Potvin of Bluffton, Alberta on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at the age of 38 years.

Denis was born in Ontario and grew up playing hockey and baseball, which he enjoyed into his adult years. He spent a lot of time with his father Mike training horses; and possessed an enormous love for animals of any kind, especially dogs. Denis and Mike would often go camping or horseback riding out in the bush, enjoying any time they spent together. He also loved his dad’s motorcycles, particularly his street and dirt bikes. Denis will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

“Ride Forever in Peace”

Denis will be lovingly remembered by his father Mike of Bluffton; his daughter Addison Lee-Potvin of Edmonton; and his brother Mike Jr. of Ponoka. He will also be lovingly remembered by his nephew Michel; his niece Emily; as well as many other family members and close friends. Denis was predeceased by his mother Lynn in 2017.

With respect for Denis’ wishes, no formal funeral service was held. If desired, memorial donations in his memory may be made directly to the Central Alberta Humane Society, 4505 – 77 Street, Red Deer, Alberta T4P 2J1 ( Thoughts and messages to the family may be shared through the condolence area located at the bottom of this page.

Cremation Arrangements for the late Denis Potvin entrusted to the care of


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