Martin Jacob Heisler

Martin Jacob Heisler

(July 25, 1930 - July 17, 2022)


Martin Jacob Heisler of Edmonton, Alberta, formerly of Heisler, passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2022 at the age of 91 years.


Martin was born July 25, 1930, in Heisler, Alberta.  He lived in the Heisler home on the farm while working in Ed Hauck’s General Store in Heisler. Martin got a job with CN Railway and worked in various Alberta towns as the Station Co-ordinator, communicating by Morse Code to get trains safely in the direction needed. Martin then moved on to Vancouver BC where he worked for Pacific Western Airlines which took him travelling throughout the world. He then retired from the airlines and went on to cooking for Priests throughout the Vancouver and Richmond BC area. 


To celebrate Martin’s 80th birthday, he decided to make a trip to Edmonton.  On this trip to Edmonton, he had a stroke and ended up never returning to Vancouver. He then resided at Grand View Capital Care where the staff and family cared for him until his passing.


He leaves to mourn his loving brother Jim (Dorothy) Heisler of Whitecourt; sister-in-law June Heisler of Calgary; nephews and nieces, Ann (James) Richards of Edmonton, Mike (Debbie) Heisler, Jim (Kimberley) Heisler of Whitecourt, and Michelle (Robin) Mol of Edmonton; grandnephews and grandnieces, Josh, Jacob (Lauren), Jordyn (Kevin), Sarah, Hannah, and Myah Heisler, Maddison, Coby, Mackenzie, Camber and Mason Mol; great great nephew, baby Owen Heisler; as well as numerous relatives and friends.


Martin was predeceased by his parents Anna and Jacob Heisler; sisters Alma Heisler and Catherine (Walter) Friesen; brother Joseph Heisler; infant sister Rosemarie; nieces Charlene Campbell and Linda Heisler; and nephew Joey Heisler. 


A Funeral Mass was held at 11:30 a.m., Friday, July 22, 2022 at St. Martin Roman Catholic Church, celebrated by Father Danial DSouza. A recording of the service can be viewed at the following link:

If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions in Martin's memory may be made to St. Martin Roman Catholic Church Cemetery Fund.