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ALEXANDER, Percy Lee

February 18, 1929 – April 12, 2013

The family sadly announces the passing of Percy in his 84th year.

Percy was born in Saskatoon SK; grew up in Bowness; attended Olds College and played semi-professional hockey in the U.S. He resided in the Bearspaw area for 47 years and during his career was involved in the oil & gas industry, real estate and land development.

He loved his horses, hereford cattle, rodeos and the western way of life. He was the founder and first President of  the Canadian Senior Pro Rodeo Association, active in the Calgary Stampede as a volunteer and Associate Director, Vice President of the Canadian Oldtimers Rodeo Association, Director of the Canadian Rodeo Historical Association and a coordinator of the 1990 “Hooves of History” cattle drive.

He is survived by those who loved and cherished him; his loving wife June, who he was married to for 59 years, his children Gary (Heather), Rick (Susan), Lyn (Duane); his grandchildren Josh, Lee, Daniel (Joelle), Shawn, Carter, Reed; and great grandchildren Norah, Cole and Jakob.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly in Percy’s memory to the Cochrane & Area Humane Society 62 Griffin Industrial Point Cochrane, AB T4C 0A3 phone (403) 932-2072 or email shelter@cochranehumane.ca The family would like to thank all the staff and volunteers at the Bethany Care in Cochrane for their kindness and compassion.

In living memory of Percy Alexander, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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  1. Kurt & Amanda Lindberg :

    Hi Auntie Lyn, Uncle Duane, Carter & Reed.
    I was so sorry to hear of your loss Auntie Lyn. We never know how long we get to keep people here on this Earth with us but cherish all of the wonderful memories you have of your Dad. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Love Amanda & Kurt.

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  2. Aileen Anderson :

    Dear Lyn
    I really loved your Dad. His influence and his love will be with all of you forever. My thoughts are with you and your family.
    Love,
    Aileen

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  3. Dianne (Phillips) Georgeson :

    June and Family
    I was saddened to read that Percy had passed away. I have thought of you and Percy many times over the years. There was a lot of fun on the rodeo trail with the Alexander’s and Freeborns. Sincere sympathy to you and your Family.
    Dianne (Phillips) Georgeson

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  4. Jude Bancroft :

    Our sincere sympathies to you family on the loss of Percy. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time

    Hilda Knight and Family

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  5. Kathy Kanski (Freeborn) :

    June and family

    Our sincere sympathies on the loss of Percy. We cherish the memories we all shared over the years.

    Glen & Kathy Freeborn and Bruce Freeborn

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  6. Jean Sallenbach :

    Mrs. Alexander and Gary, Rick and Lyn & Families,

    I was so sad to hear that Mr. Alexander had passed. I have many fond memories from rodeos and get-togethers, he was such a fun person to be around.

    Thinking of you and hoping your memories bring smiles.

    Jean, Lee & Travis Sallenbach (Freeborn)

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  7. Kevin taylor :

    June & Family
    We were all saddened to hear that Perse had passed away.
    Our family has many fond remembrances of Perse.
    He had such a quick wit and a great sense of humor and will be missed by all those he touched.
    Taylor Family (Arlene, Kevin, Karen & Jacquelyn)

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