Edward (Ed) Raymond Brooks of Cochrane passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2007 at the age of 84 years.
Ed was born on April 14, 1922 on the family homestead near Loverna, SK. In the early 1940’s he moved to Hamilton, ON. Ed retired from his job in maintenance with the Hamilton Public School Board in 1987 and in 1998 he relocated to Cochrane, AB. Ed enjoyed traveling and during his early retirement years, he and his wife, Nel looked forward to driving to Florida to spend the winter months. His favourite hobbies included gardening and working on his macramé projects.
Ed is survived by his twin sister Edna Peebles and sisters Dorothy Martin and Yvonne Gervais. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Ed was predeceased by his wife Nel in 1998. He was also predeceased by father William Brooks, mother Jane Bolton, stepfather Elmer Bolton, brother Donald Brooks and sisters Annie Ewing, Winnifred Doig and Doreen Stevens.
Funeral Services will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church (128 – 1 Street East, Cochrane, AB) on Saturday, March 3, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. Interment will take place at the Loverna Cemetery, Loverna, SK at a later date. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Arthritis Society, #200, 1301 – 8 Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2R 1B7 Telephone: (403) 228-2571 or 1 (800) 321-1433.
In living memory of Edward Brooks, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences