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BEVANS – Donald Wesley

June 24, 1926 – April 7, 2011

Donald Bevans of Cochrane passed away on Thursday April 7, 2011 at the age of 84 years. Don was born in Carlea, Saskatchewan and moved to Northern Manitoba after WWII, followed by a move to Calgary in 1947. He married his best friend, Margaret in 1949.

A beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, Don is survived by his wife Margaret, daughters Linda (Art), Leslie (Garry), and Peggy (Wayne), his brother Ted (Madelaine), Bill (Jean), sister Irene (Eldon), and his brother-in-law Glen (Agnes). Don is also survived by 10 grandchildren and their spouses, as well as great-grandchildren, and nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews too numerous to mention by name. He was predeceased by his two brothers, Norman and Victor.

Don’s family invites all of the family, relatives, friends, and neighbours to join us in a special memorial celebration to be held at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church (43015 George Fox Trail, Cochrane, AB), on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 2:30p.m. You may forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family wishes to thank Dr. N. Bahlis and the extraordinarily caring team at the Tom Baker Cancer Clinic for their support and compassion. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (888) 412-4222. www.albertacancer.ca/memorial.

In living memory of Don Bevans, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Cochrane Funeral Home, 369 RAILWAY STREET, COCHRANE. Telephone: (403) 932-4740.

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  1. Sara Vall DeMarco :

    I am very sorry to hear about the passing of Uncle Don, and my thoughts are with Auntie Marg and the whole family. I will see you at the memorial.

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  2. Robert and Gwen McLean :

    We send our sincere sympathy and condolences to Marg and the families at this time in the passing of your loved one.

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  3. Bob Bartlett :

    I am very saddened to read of Don’s passing. My condolences go out to Marg and all of the family. He will be greatly missed by all of his friends at our great condo development that he was so instrumental in developing. Bob Bartlett.

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  4. Laurie Marter :

    So sorry to hear about Don, my sincere condolences to Marg and family.

    Laurie Marter
    Cochrane

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  5. Warren and Cherie Lyse :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Don was such a very kind man.

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  6. Lawrence Buehler :

    Marg, we share your sorrow at Don’s passing.
    Don was a man of such quiet strength!
    He lived and earned our respect.
    His contributions will live on.
    We are grateful to have known him.
    Lawrence & Adele Buehler

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  7. We are so sorry to hear that Don passed on. We hope love from your friends and family comfort you. Don was a class act and much like a second father to me. He had so much love to share. With our deepest sympathy, Wes And Zig.

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