Donald Melvin Assinger

August 14, 1951September 2, 2012

ASSINGER, Donald Melvin August 14, 1951 - September 2, 2012

In the early morning hours of Sunday, September 2, 2012, God called another angel home.

Don will forever be missed by his loving wife of 37 years Marilyn, his children Janelle (Greg), Andrew (Janelle & Quentin), Jennifer (Jim) and Anna (Jeff). He is also, survived by his brothers Gordon (Janet) and Richard (Diane) and his special princess Lucky. He will also be remembered by numerous in-laws, outlaws, nieces & nephews and a wide circle of friends. Don was pre-deceased by his parents Vincent and Lydia Assinger, and sister Darlene.

Don’s family was his pride and joy. He was a man with the highest of integrity. He led with his heart, always putting others ahead of himself.

He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.


  • Funeral Service Saturday, September 8, 2012
  • Graveside Service Saturday, September 8, 2012

Donald Melvin Assinger

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dexter bonnick

September 29, 2012

Marilyn ( mom )and family. My deepest sympathy goes out to you all at this very difficult time. Don ( Dad ) was the most wonderful person i have ever met, He is truly a true gentleman your family and the world have lost a genuine person and he will be missed by all who knew him. My thoughts and prayers goes out to you guys. " Dexter Bonnick "

Grant & Debbie Collard

September 23, 2012

We only today learned of Don's passing. We remember him well from our years with Stony Plain Minor Hockey. Always wearing a smile. Our deepest sympathy.

September 18, 2012

Sincere sympathies to the Assinger families, Marilyn, Gordon, Janet, Richard, Diane and families on the passing of your loved one, Donald. Times spent when I was younger in Stony Plain and in the lumber camp were fun times with the "boys.! May your special memories keep you strong.
Love Victor and June(Weaver) Walz
3531-108 Street
Edmonton, T6J 1B3

September 17, 2012

September 12, 2012

We would like to extend our condolences to the whole family and were very sorry we could not attend the funeral because we were out of town
Donny was such a great person.
Ray & Rose Kronewitt

Nancy Johnston (Kulak)

September 12, 2012

Just became aware of Don's sad passing. Have great memories of growing up with Don since we were little. Church, picnic, school, partying and the many friends he aquired. Such a decent and fine gentleman. Marilyn and family you are in my prayers and thoughts, and will be for a very long time.

Art Staniland

September 11, 2012

My deepest condolences on your know Don was to be IMPRESSED.....I'm one of the many who will miss him.

September 10, 2012

My sincere deepest sympathy to you all. May God be with you.

Shirley Sorobey, Edmonton

September 10, 2012

Dear Marilyn, Janelle, Andrew, Jennifer, Anna: We were shocked and saddened to hear of Don's sudden passing. Don and your family have always been pillars in the Community and at Beaver Bay. Our kids have been blessed to know him since they were small, and have truly lost an incredible friend and neighbor. His laughter, his kindness and support to many shall always be cherished. Don's legacy as a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend will keep him in our hearts forever. Our prayers are with you Marilyn and your entire family now and in the years to come as he will be forever missed and never replaced. Love Always Lorraine, Matthew, Michelle and Laura Bodnarek.

September 9, 2012

Dear Marilyn & family, We were so saddened to hear of the recent passing of Don. We have good memories of him, especially our last family reunion at Seba Beach. He will always be with you all in spirit & your special family times will stay with you forever. Take care, cousin. Lots of Love to you all, Keith,Doris, & family