Doris Giffen

1926-2021 ~ It is with sadness we announce the passing of Doris Lobb Giffen. Doris was the eldest child of 3 from Red Deer, Alberta. She met and then married Walter Giffen in 1946 in Red Deer, Alberta. They had three children: Linda (Victor) of Whitehorse, Edward (Kelly) of Edmonton, and David of Whitehorse.
Doris is survived by her 3 children, 11 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, parents and both brothers.
In Doris & Walters early years together, they worked with Walter’s father in a cafe at Ponoka, Alberta, then moved to Edmonton, Alberta and again moved to operate a general store at Wabamun, Alberta, with another move back to Red Deer, Alberta, before coming to Whitehouse.
Doris and Walter moved to Whitehorse in 1969 after visiting their daughter and her husband the year before they fell in love with the country. Doris worked for Taylor and Dury, Peoples Drug Mart, Shoppers Drug Mart and Carlton Cards.
It is her request that there only be a graveside service which will take place in Edmonton, Alberta where she will be laid to rest beside her husband. Donations can be made in her memory to her favourite charities: Cancer, CNIB, Salvation Army or the Food Bank.
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