Richard Erismann
Richard Erismann

Obituary of Richard Dietrich Erismann

September 14, 1960 – Calgary, Alberta

June 22, 2024 – Red Deer, Alberta


Richard “Rick” Erismann of Olds, AB, passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2024, at the age of 63 years.


Rick was born on September 14, 1960, in the city of Calgary. He is survived by his parents, Wilhelm and Gerda Erismann, his son Colton (Emily) Erismann, his brother Dave Erismann, and Dave’s children, Matt (Jenny), Lee (Silvana), and Chad; his sister Heidi with her husband Terry Peters, and their children, Cayley (Tristan), Meagan (Dustin), and Jenna (Mark).


Rick went to Crescent Heights High School and later studied at SAIT, becoming skilled in many trades. He spent much of his life living at and running the Diamond Buffalo Guest Ranch and in his more recent years, he worked at the Caroline Gas Plant.


Throughout his life, Rick was known for his love of hunting, off-roading, and horsemanship, and always emulated the spirit of adventure. Family was a top priority for Rick, as evidenced by the many close connections he had with his immediate and extended family. He treasured his close friends and enjoyed the moments of connection he experienced with them. Above all, Rick loved people. Hosting weddings and events were also ways he showed love towards his community and friends. He will be remembered for his courage in action, loyalty to his family, his outgoing personality, and how much love he gave.


He was deeply loved by many and will be forever missed.


Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street N, Calgary, AB T2E 2V6) on Wednesday, July 3, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home.


Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed with Rick’s family here.


In living memory of Rick Erismann, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-276-2296.


Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
Chapel of the Bells
2720 Centre St N
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
(403) 276-2296


Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home.
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