1931 – 2014
It is with heavy hearts and happy memories that we announce the passing of Donald George Whitney. Don passed away in Red Deer, Alberta on February 1st, 2014 at the age of 83. Don was born in Consort, Alberta January 10, 1931 to Ray and Jessie Whitney. Don embraced an active and full life enjoying his family, his work and his leisure. He was loved by many and lit up the room with his smile and dreamy blue eyes. Don is survived by his four children, Cheryl (Gordon) Blonke, Brenda (Robert) Claude, Dwayne (Sue) Whitney, Cindy (Troy) Pugh, eleven grandchildren, and fifteen great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and cousins. Don was predeceased by his wife Gladys, his parents, and his sister Shirley Knockleby. There will be a memorial tribute in Don’s honour held on February 8, 2014 at 2pm at Legacy Estates, 56 Carroll Crescent, Red Deer, Alberta and a Celebration of his Life will take place in May of 2014 (details to follow). In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Parkinson Alberta. Condolences may be sent or viewed at
Arrangements in care of
Funeral Director at
PARKLAND FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM
6287 – 67 A Street
(Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040 or 1.800.481.7421.