OVERS

OVERS, 1950 – 2006 Mr. John Edward Overs, beloved husband of Mrs. Colleen Overs of Red Deer, passed away unexpectedly at Grande Prairie, Alberta on Tuesday, July 25, 2006 at the age of 56 years. John was born on June 18, 1950 at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. He was raised in Moose Jaw and married his wife, Colleen at Drayton Valley in 1974. He was a loving and devoted, husband, father, grandfather, son, son-in-law and a good friend. John worked as an oilfield consultant for twenty-six years, which he greatly enjoyed. During his career, he also worked overseas and especially enjoyed the time he spent in Slovenia, where he made some very good friends. John loved golf and particularly treasured annual trips to Kokanee Springs with Colleen and friends. He enjoyed traveling to exotic places and was an avid fan of hockey and a collector of sports memorabilia. Another of his specialties was cooking, which won the hearts of his wife and daughters. He was very proud of his girls and very much looking forward to his daughter, Stacy’s wedding. John will be very deeply missed but lovingly remembered and forever cherished in the hearts of his family and dear friends. John leaves to mourn his loss, his loving wife of nearly thirty-two years, Colleen, his daughters, Stacy and her fiancé, Darren Jones and Angela Overs (Warren) and his special grandchildren, Cole, Mya and Aaron, all of Red Deer. He will also be sadly missed by his mother, Marie Overs of Red Deer, his mother and father-in-law, Dave and Doreen Ellery of Drayton Valley, Alberta, as well as numerous other family members and friends. John was predeceased by his father, Edward Overs. A Public Celebration of John’s Life will be held at Eventide Funeral Chapel, 4820 – 45th Street, Red Deer, Alberta on Monday, July 31, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow at the Alto-Reste Cemetery, Red Deer, Alberta. If desired, Memorial Donations in John’s honour may be made directly to S.T.A.R.S., 1441 Aviation Park NE, Box 570, Calgary, Alberta, T2E 9Z9. Condolences may be forwarded to the family at www.eventidefuneralchapels.com Service and Interment Providers: EVENTIDE FUNERAL CHAPELS 4820 – 45th Street, Red Deer. Phone 347-2222. “DOWNTOWN RED DEER”


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