OGILVIE

OGILVIE It is with heavy hearts that the family of Graham Ronald Ogilvie of Lacombe, AB announce his passing on June 30, 2009 at the age of 61 in Calgary at the Peter Lougheed Centre. Graham was born on June 11, 1948 in Provost, Alberta. He was the first son born to Ronald and Ruth Ogilvie. Graham grew up in the Lacombe area and attended post secondary schooling in Edmonton and Olds. In 1971, he married the love of his life, Jeanette Galarneau. They settled east of Lacombe and raised three children. He farmed for years with his father Ron and later began his own seed business. In 2003 he & Jeanette sold the farm and moved the business to town. More recently Graham enjoyed new ventures in researching and promoting barley as a health food. He was beginning to develop his wood working hobby as retirement approached. Graham is survived by his wife Jeanette and his three children Danielle Rodda (Barry) of Fort McMurray, Ryan Ogilvie (Robyn) of Vancouver, BC & Virginia Ogilvie of Calgary and his grandson Joshua, his mother Ruth Ogilvie of Lacombe, and sister Faith Gabert (Terry) of Edberg, AB. He is also survived by his numerous sisters and brothers-in-law, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. He is predeceased by his father Ron. All who knew Graham loved his gentle spirit, teasing laugh, warm smile and friendly conversation. He touched the lives of many people and will be dearly missed by all. Family would like to thank the surgeons and ICU staff at PLC who provided excellent care for Graham and demonstrated superior professionalism towards all the family members at his bedside. We'd also like thank the ER team in Red Deer and the STARS attendants for their skills and quick thinking. Funeral service will be held at St. Andrew's Church, 5226 – 51 Ave. Lacombe on Saturday, July 4, 2009 @ 1:30 PM. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to wfch@telusplanet.net (subject-Ogilvie) In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to STARS Air Ambulance,1441 Aviation Park N.E., Box 570, Calgary, AB.T2E 8M7, The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, #101, 5208-53 Ave., Red Deer, AB. T4N 5K2 or blood donations to the Canadian Blood Services. Wilson's Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, serving central Alberta with locations in Lacombe & Rimbey in charge of the arrangements. 403-782-3366 403-843-3388 "A Caring Family, Caring For Families" www.wilsonsfuneralchapel.ca


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