Yee Hee Chan, 73, of Calgary, Alberta, passed away on Wednesday April 29, 2020 after battling against cancer for many months.
He was born to parents Chan Chow and Yee Toy Gee, on March 10th, 1947 in Taishan, Quongdong, China. He came to Swift Current, Saskatchewan at the age of 10 years old and worked diligently until the age of retirement.
He is survived by his wife, Suk Kuen Chan, whom he married in 1980. Yee is also survived by his daughters, Billie-Jo and husband Anthony, and their children Faith and Ezra, and Juby-Lee and husband Kevin and their children Everest and Avery.
Yee was known for his dependability. He was a good husband and father who diligently provided for his family when his daughters were young. Though he worked hard to provide for his family, he made ways to spend quality time with his family. He had an amazing ability to care for plants, he was known for having the best manicured lawn in the community where his daughters grew up.
After a long battle against cancer, he passed away peacefully in his sleep at the Agape Hospice after spending a full day with his wife. The memorial service was held on Tuesday May 5th, 2020 at 11:30 am, where his family had the opportunity to pay their respects. Thank you to all those who supported his family through prayer, words of encouragement and gifts.
To view and share photos, condolences and stories of Yee Hee please visit www.choicememorial.com. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Choice Memorial Cremation & Funeral Services (403) 277-7343.