Donald LAMARRE

LAMARRE Donald A. Dec. 24, 1938 – Sept. 14, 2008 It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Don on Sunday, September 14, 2008 at the young age of 69 years. Don will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 35 years, Janice; his daughter Marie, son-in-law Mark, and his grandchildren Kaden and Dawsen Zielinski; his son Darren, daughter-in-law Donna, and her grandchildren Conor and Chloe. He leaves to mourn his sisters Joan Hunt of Edmonton; Arlene McClelland of Bellingham, Washington; and Sharon Lamarre of Alberta Beach. He also leaves to mourn his mother-in-law Dorothy Oliver of Kelowna; brother-in-law Doug (May) Smuland of Winnipeg; sister-in-law Margret (John) Boyer of Kelowna; sister-in-law Joyce French of Kelowna; and many nieces and nephews, as well as many friends. Don will also be remembered by the international oil industry, where his engineering and business skills were highly respected. Throughout his life, Don had many interests and joys. He enjoyed snowmobile and boat racing, vintage hot rods and reading. He was an avid golf enthusiast and traveler. Don cherished the time he spent with family and friends. Visitation will take place at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home, 10011 – 114 St. on Thursday, September 18, 2008 from 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Funeral Service will follow on Friday, September 19, 2008 at 3:30 pm. Cremation to follow. In memory of Don, donations may be made to the Mazankowski Cardiac Care Unit, University of Alberta, Room 1J2.69, 8440 – 112 Street, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2B7. To send condolences, please visit www.connelly-mckinley.com CONNELLY-MCKINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 10011 – 114 Street, Edmonton, Alberta (780) 422-2222.