She had a passion for horses and spent countless hours on horseback with her sisters and brother playing "cops and robbers" and reenactments of Bonanza and other usual games of that era.
Along with school activities, 4H Clothing, dairy and horse clubs, she also enjoyed competitive softball and curling. She was frequently called upon to sing at weddings, Senior Pro Rodeo finals, and various functions including other rodeos. After her boys were through with hockey, Heather rekindled her love of horses, and through the Lakehead Light Horse Association, started showing and competing at horse competitions.
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She became an active member and role model to many of the members, later becoming President of the association. This passion kept growing and she found a new challenge - barrel racing with her horses Doc, Lucky, and Easy. Heather continued to compete in barrel racing despite having had her lower leg amputated in and a quadruple bypass shortly after. In , she was named "Cowboy of the Year"; a very prestigious award. Later that year, she and her husband David won "Stock Contractor of the Year".
She was a true champion in so many ways and fought a courageous battle with numerous ailments. Seven months ago, Heather's dream of being a Grandma came true with the birth of her first Granddaughter Sierra Heather Ruth Chuchmuch.
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Heather will be missed dearly by everyone whose lives she touched. She was the type of person you meet and never forget and will continue smiling upon us in our memories and our hearts.
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