TEELING

TEELING Mr. James Allan ‘Jim’ Teeling, beloved husband of Mrs. Lynn Teeling of Red Deer, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre on Wednesday, July 6, 2005 at the age of 80 years. Jim was born on July 7, 1924 at Regina, Saskatchewan. During World War II he served as a pilot in the Royal Canadian Air Force. In 1949, Jim began his teaching career, continuing on until 1979 teaching at various Central Alberta Schools. The last nine years before his retirement, Jim taught at the Delburne School. Quiet and dignified, with a special spark, Jim was a very creative and unique man with many special talents. He was fascinated with nature and loved the great outdoors. Jim spent many hours gardening and he loved watching the birds and enjoyed their singing. He was a wonderful carpenter and found great pleasure in building bird houses, which he made for both the Kerrywood Nature Centre in Red Deer and also the Ellis Bird Farm, Northeast of Red Deer. Jim was also a great supporter of both sanctuaries. He also enjoyed playing duplicate Bridge with his Bridge Club for many years. Jim had a wonderful singing voice and was the leader of every sing along. Jim will be very deeply missed but lovingly remembered and forever cherished in the hearts of his family and many faithful friends. Jim leaves to mourn his loss, his loving wife, Lynn of Red Deer, his three sons, Darrell (Karen) Teeling of Lloydminster, Alberta, Gary (Yanni) Teeling of Shenzhen, China, Brady (Valerie) Teeling of Ponoka, Alberta and six grandchildren, Michael, Adam, Ryan, Jannelle, Meghan and Joel. He will also be very sadly missed by his brother, Dennis (Shirley) Teeling of Calgary, Alberta, and his special “daughter”, Amy Teeling of Red Deer, Alberta, as well as numerous other family and dear friends. A Celebration of Jim’s Life will be held at the Sunnybrook United Church, 12 Stanton Street, Red Deer, Alberta on Monday, July 11, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. Cremation entrusted to the Central Alberta Crematorium, Red Deer, Alberta. If desired, Memorial Donations in Jim’s honour may be made directly to the Red Deer Regional Hospital, C/O Oncology Unit, P.O. Bag 5030, Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 6R2 or to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, C/O Cross Cancer Institute, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 1Z2. Condolences may be forwarded to the family at www.eventidefuneralchapels.com Service and Cremation Providers: EVENTIDE FUNERAL CHAPELS 4820 – 45th Street, Red Deer. Phone 347-2222. “DOWNTOWN RED DEER”


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