JAYES, Elmer (Bud) JAYES

Elmer “Bud” Jayes of Red Deer passed away at the Red Deer Regional Hospital on Monday, January 3, 2005 at the age of 87 years. Bud was born in Castor on June 27, 1917 to George and Rachel Jayes. He grew up in the Withrow and Condor area and married Blanche Housen in 1951. He joined the First Canadian Division Ambulance Corps and served in the Italian Campaign under Field Marshall, Bernard Montgomery, in the British 8th Army. He was also involved in the liberation of Holland. Bud had a great passion for farming and gardening and he maintained the family farm all his life. He was the first driver for Cardinal Coachlines and drove bus for various different companies for 33 years until he retired in 1978. Bud touched many lives throughout during his 87 years in Central Alberta. He will be lovingly remembered by two daughters; Patricia (Dave) Siebold and Sheila (Grant) Woodcock, and four grandchildren; Jimmie Jayes, Cayce Siebold, Michelle Woodcock and Laura Woodcock. He is also survived by two sisters; Gladys Rasmussen and Nellie (Richard) Rasmussen both of Westlock as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. Bud was predeceased by his wife, Blanche in 1995, one sister, Keitha Bott and one brother, Leland Tweed. Those wishing to pay their respects to Bud Jayes may do so at the Red Deer Funeral Home (6150 – 67 Street) on Thursday, January 6, 2005 between 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at the Crossroads Church (at the corner of 32 Street and Hwy 2) on Friday, January 7, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Jeff Baker of the Westpark Church of the Nazarene officiating. Interment will take place at the Leslieville Cemetery on Friday, January 7, 2005 at 4:30 p.m. Condolences can be emailed to condolences@reddeerfuneralhome.com and will be forwarded directly to the family. Funeral arrangements

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