February 17, 1918 – Rouen (Gravelboug), SK
January 13, 2015 – Calgary, AB
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Armand Yves Bonneau on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at Rockyview General Hospital at the age of 96 with his family at his side.
Armand served in the Canadian Military under the Regina Rifle Regiment during WWII from 1941 to 1945 upon return to Gravelbourg, SK where he worked on the family homestead. A few years later he met the love of his life, Yvette, and were married October 14, 1947 in a double wedding celebration with Armand’s cousin, Roland and Yvette’s sister, Juliette. They recently celebrated their 67 wedding anniversary. Armand worked on various jobs in Saskatchewan which included, Turkey Farming, Hospital Orderly, Hotel night clerk, and Milk delivery. In 1958, Armand and Yvette moved to Calgary where he began working at Palm Dairies until his retirement in 1983 with 25 years of dedicated service in dairy production services. He enjoyed gardening, travelling, his pets and playing card games with Yvette. Armand enjoyed being involved in the lives of his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Armand is survived by his two daughters, Lynette Mitchell and Lorette (Richard) Kimura; grandchildren, Garret (Sarah) Mitchell, Kelsey (Samantha) Kimura, Cassandra (James) Graham; great-granddaughter, Charlotte; sister, Madeline (Leo) Braconnier, and numerous extended family members, friends and colleagues. He is predeceased by his loving wife, Yvette Bonneau of 67 years; parents, Henri and Marie-Louise Bonneau; sisters, Rita Bonneau, Juliette Chevrier, Yvette Huppee, and Therese Hewson.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church (321 – 90th Avenue S.E.) on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church (321 – 90th Avenue S.E.) on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family wishes to thank the doctors and all levels of staff at the Emergency Department, Units 47, 71, and 74, at the Rockyview General Hospital for their extraordinary care and attention. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Poppy Fund & Veteran’s Food Bank, 1-4539 6 Street NE, Calgary, AB , T2E 3Z6. http://skbvideo.com/poppyfund/
In living memory of Armand Bonneau, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences