It is with overwhelming sorrow and sadness that our loving husband, father, brother, uncle, son and hero has left this world to join his family in Heaven. Don was born in Magrath, Alberta on February 22, 1948 and passed away in Red Deer, Alberta on February 24, 2014. Don was predeceased by his parents, George and Irene; brothers, Darrel and Bryan; great niece, Cari Smith; and his great nephew, Chance Goacher. He is survived by his wife, Jacqueline, to whom he was her husband and hero; sons, Darren (Allison), Michael and Travis; 2 granddaughters; sisters, Joan (Terry) Browning and Janice (Laurie) Butler; brother, Gary (Denise); sisters-in-law, Debrah Weeteringen, Barb Smart (Steve) and Sharon (Billy) Jones; brother-in-law, David Smart; 28 nieces and nephews; 24 great nieces and nephews; as well as extended family members, colleagues and many close friends. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 08, 2014 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Hotel, 3310 – 50 Avenue, Red Deer. It is our wish in lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Don’s honor may be made directly to the Red Deer & District SPCA, 4505 – 77 Street, Red Deer, AB T4P 2J1.
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Arrangements entrusted to
RED DEER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIUM
6150 – 67 Street, Red Deer.
Phone (403) 347-3319.