Born and raised in the Athabasca community, Dale owned and operated the Athabasca
Community Chapel Funeral Home for several years. Although he sold to the Caring Group in
2015, Dale has continued to serve local families as a funeral director
Funeral Director/ Manager
Greta Budgen manager at Prairie Sunset Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Westlock, AB
and Athabasca Community
Chapel, Athabasca, AB. I am proud to be a funeral professional and take great pride in being able
to assist families.
Greta calls Westlock, AB her home. When not at work Greta enjoys time with her husband,
Doug our three children and their spouses and seven grandchildren. As well enjoys kayaking, the
outdoors and traveling.
Student/ Funeral Attendant
April is in her first hear of mortuary studies, taking the dual licensure program at the Canadian
College of Funeral Service. Originally from Fort McMurray, she had spent years travelling
across Canada before deciding to make Athabasca her home. In her free time April enjoys
playing instruments and walking the local trails with her new puppy, Beezle.
Dianna was Born and raised in Grassland,
Alberta. When she was a young girl she attended Grassland school before
marrying the love of her life and eventually moving to Slave Lake. She lived in
Slave Lake for 15 years. In that time, she spent her days as a stay at home
mom. After their girls went to school, she began working for Social Services
and the Health Unit before moving back to Grassland in 1988.
Dianna has been employed with Alberta
Pacific Forest Industry for 24 years as an Administrative Assistant however,
she has always had a dream of working in the Funeral Industry. She began
working with Athabasca Community Chapel in September of 2016. She has a deep
passion for funeral service and finds the work very interesting and extremely
Dianna and her husband have two daughters
and two teenage granddaughters. In her spare time, Dianna enjoys baking and
tending to her garden and flowers.
Funeral Attendant/ Receptionist
Kaleigh is originally from Sherwood Park, but recently moved to Athabasca after buying a house
with her partner, Shane. When she isn’t busy caring for her three pets, much of her time is spent
working on home renovations and DIY projects. Kaleigh has hopes of starting her mortuary
schooling in September to obtain a funeral directing/embalming license.
Harvey has had the privilege of serving in funeral service as a funeral director and embalmer for over 40 years. He is a proud member of the British Institute of Embalmers.
In his private time he enjoys playing golf, hockey, spending time with his girlfriend Christine and their two dogs, and riding his Harley Davidson.