BOLL, Eugene Louis
Oct. 10, 1925 to May 27, 2017
Gene passed away peacefully at Points West seniors home in Red Deer, AB. Gene is survived by his loving wife Helen, of 30 years, and stepsons, Robert (Miyako) and David (Tammi) Palmer. Gene, was the 9th of fourteen children born to Joseph and Winnifred Boll of Viceroy, SK. He was predeceased by his first wife Barbara and many of his siblings. He was a grain buyer for Sask Pool, worked on the trans Mountain pipeline. Then Pioneer grain elevator operator in Bashaw, promoted to district manager. He was a veteran RCAF Air Gunner, a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Elks Club and a volunteer fire chief in Bashaw for nine years. Gene was a natural athlete and sportsman. Hockey, skiing, curling, golf, baseball, he did it all! He especially enjoyed big game hunting and fishing in the mountains with his buddies and his horses. He was voted Honorary chairman for Ducks Unlimited in Bashaw in 1991. Gene enjoyed his family and friends and many nieces and nephews. When he retired he spent his winters in Mesa, AZ where he enjoyed golf (he was a Hummer for 25 years), pool, etc. Gene always said, “Yes, life is good.” Please come and share your fond memories of Gene at his Celebration of Life, to be held at Red Deer Royal Canadian Legion, on Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 2 pm to 5 pm. In lieu of flowers please donate to your favorite charity in his name. Burial of his ashes will be at Alto Reste Cemetery in Red Deer, on Monday, July 17 at 11 am.