TISDALE, Harold Henry Mr. Harold Henry Tisdale, beloved husband of Mrs. Vivian Tisdale of Red Deer, passed away at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre on Monday, October 18, 2004 at the age of 80 years. Harold was born on October 4, 1924 at Gnosall, England. The family immigrated to Canada in 1927, and resided in the Evergreen District of Alberta. In 1942, Harold joined the Royal Canadian Army Service Corp. (R.C.A.S.C.) with the Motor Transport Company, 1st Division and served overseas for one and one half years in England, Holland and Germany. Following World War II, he volunteered to serve in the Far East. After returning to Red Deer, Harold worked for Meeres and Hicks Electric until 1957, as well as joining the Fire Department as a volunteer in 1955. In 1957, Harold became a full time member, working his way up to a Platoon Chief and was fondly referred to as (Tis.) or (Mr. T). Although Harold retired in 1984, he maintained his electrical and carpentry skills (Jack of all Trades) throughout the years, as well as his enjoyment of the outdoors, hunting, fishing and camping. He was a continued service member of the Royal Canadian Legion. Along with his loving wife, Vivian, Harold leaves to mourn his loss, his loving children, Don (Sue) Tisdale of Rocky Mountain House, Len (Carol) Tisdale of Blackfalds, Carolyn (Alain) Benoit of Blackfalds, June (Rick) Walker of Red Deer, Brenda (Barry) Cowie of Red Deer, Kathy (Lyle) Twa of Alix, Lisa (Rob) Currie of Red Deer, step-children, Shauna Fisher (Joe Donovan) of Red Deer, James (Claudia) Fisher of Sundre, twenty-seven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Harold will also be sadly missed by one sister, Winnifred (Allan) Tuck of Red Deer and two sisters-in-law, Virginia Howell of Red Deer and Betty Tisdale of Abbotsford, British Columbia, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and many dear friends. Harold was predeceased by his parents, Horace and Amy Tisdale in 1966 and 1957, four brothers, Reginald, Sydney, Cedric (Boots) and Ronald and three sisters, Olive Bowell, Vera Engerbretson and Lucy Cornell. Relatives and friends are invited to come and pay their respects at Eventide Funeral Chapel, 4820 – 45th Street, Red Deer, Alberta on Thursday evening between the hours of 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. A Celebration of Life will be held at Eventide Funeral Chapel, Red Deer, Alberta on Friday, October 22, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. with The Reverend Paul Mullen and Leanne V. Hall officiating. Interment will follow at the Red Deer Cemetery, Red Deer, Alberta. If desired, Memorial Donations in Harold’s honour may be made directly to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 307, 10335 – 172nd Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T5S 1K9 or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 4730A Ross Street, Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 1X2. Condolences may be forwarded to the family at


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