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BRUBAKER – Herbert Allen

July 20, 1936 – July 12, 2011

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our husband, father and grandfather, Herb Brubaker, on Tuesday, July 12, 2011, after a lengthy struggle with various health problems at the age of 74 years.

Over the last forty years, Herb and Joan have fostered many children and he enjoyed being “Dad” to these young people. In 1987, Herb retired from Shell Canada Ltd. after twenty seven years of service.

Herb is survived by his wife of fifty years, Joan, son Doug, daughter Cheryl, two “special” sons Sterling and Devin, four grandchildren Jennifer (Steve), Sasha, Aaron and Cheyenne, sister-in-law Florence.

He was predeceased by his parents Wilbur and Florence and a brother Harvey.

At Herb’s request, there will not be a funeral service.

Due to allergies, in lieu of flowers, in honour of Herb’s memory, we invite you to perform a random act of kindness.

Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Our sincere thanks to all the medical staff who were involved with Herb’s care through the years, especially the many wonderful doctors and nurses at the Rockyview Hospital, units 74, 58 and 59 for the kind and gentle care given to Herb and family in his final weeks.

In living memory of Herbert Brubaker, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E. Telephone: (403) 248-8585.

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  1. To my loving grandpa.. I love you. You will always be in my heart. Fly towards the open sky, grab hold of the open road.. On your journey towards home. I love you Grandpa. Miss you always. Love your Jenny xoxox

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  2. Dearest Jennifer,

    I am so very sorry for your loss and do know how very much you loved your grandpa. His love and memory will be with you always…and may these help get you through any tough times in the future. Safe in God’s loving hands now, he is safe and at rest. May his love carry you forward and his memory make you smile…
    lots of love….your friend
    Nikkhi

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  3. Blaine Morelli :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Joan and your family, in the passing of Herbert. He will be fondly remembered. Take care.

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  4. Joseph & Susan Chan :

    Dear Joan,

    We are sorry to learn that Herb passed away 12 July 2011, and we would like to extend our sincere condolence to you and your family members.

    Yours sincerely,
    Joseph and Susan
    Coral Shores Drive

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  5. Ray & Jackie Clark :

    Joan, Jackie and I offer our deepest condolences to you and your family on the passing of Herb. Our old community produced some very fine people, you and Herb were a very important part of that grouping. Ray.

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