William “Bill” Walter WHITTEMORE


1926 – 2014

William “Bill” Walter Whittemore of Delburne passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre on Monday, January 6, 2014 at the age of 87 years. Bill was the youngest of six children born to Fred and Alice Whittemore of the Hillsdown area. He farmed his whole life whether as a hired hand or after marrying his wife Betty fulfilling his dream in 1966 and buying their own farm in the Ardley / Delburne area. Bill will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 57 years Betty; children Dale Whittemore and Darrell Whittemore both of Delburne, Brenda (Bob) McAllister of Red Deer, Gail (Allen) Reed of Didsbury, Bryan (Sharon) Whittemore of Delburne and Gordon (Amanda) Whittemore of Trochu. Also to cherish Bill’s memory are grandchildren Stacey (Adam) McAllister, Dylan McAllister, Jessica (Jordie) Gibson, Emma (Jonathan) Lefebvre, Robbie Reed, Corey Whittemore, Brittany (Karrick) Whittemore, Justyn Whittemore, Charlsey and Chance Whittemore; one great grandson Jackson Gibson; sister Ada Fox; sisters-in-law Vonna Whittemore, Johanna Cossins and Helen (Aart) Van deBeek. He was predeceased by his parents; two brothers and two sisters. A Celebration of Bill’s life will be held at the Delburne Community Hall, Delburne, Alberta on Monday, January 13, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made directly to the Alzheimer Society of Alberta, 10531 – Kingsway Ave, Edmonton AB T5H 4K1 or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 100, 119 – 14 Street NW, Calgary AB T2N 1Z6. Condolences to Bill’s family may be emailed to




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