Elmer Raymond (Ray) Bachelder of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Medical Centre on Sunday, September 19, 2004 after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 85 years.
Ray was born on May 16, 1919 in Kerrobert, SK and served in the Canadian Armed Forces from 1940-1946. He is survived by his loving wife Daphne; his children Gainya (Bert), Kevin (Cheryl); grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his eldest son Earl Bachelder in February 2004.
Private Memorial Services are being held by the family on Friday, September 24, 2004 at 2:00 P.M. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to S.T.A.R.S. (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society), Box 570, 1441 Aviation Park N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 8M7 Telephone: (403) 295-1811, www.stars.ca or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
In living memory of Ray Bachelder, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences