Born in Vermilion, AB on July 11, 1936 and raised in Edmonton as the oldest of four children. Charlie and Doreen (nee Roeder) married in June, 1956 at Galahad, AB. Together, they raised four children: Janice, Donna, Bill and Patty.
Job opportunities took the family to a variety of communities in Alberta and British Columbia. Charlie took work seriously and tried numerous ventures both as an employee and as an entrepreneur.
Charlie had a short but valiant fight against cancer and passed away with his wife and daughters by his side on January 30, 2015. Charlie was predeceased by son, Bill, in 1996. Heis survived by his wife, Doreen and their daughters and families.
Thanks and appreciation go to his medical team (Dr. Levins and Dr. McLellan) as well as the nurses and care aides who provided excellent care.
“There was a man who had a calf, and that’s half. He took it from the stall, and tied it to the wall. That’s all! Goodnight!”