Lester Dodd of Calgary passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 22, 2006 at the age of 85 years.
Lester served his Country proudly overseas in WWII. He loved to spend time with his family and friends, sharing a beer and socializing with everyone. He was a long time member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #285. Lester’s family will always remember his strength, sense of humour, and how proud he was of his family.
Lester is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Ken Burgess of Penhold, AB; his son and daughter-in-law, Maury and Connie Dodd of Calgary; three grandchildren, Amanda and Kaleigh Burgess, and Adelle Dodd. Lester was predeceased by his beloved wife of fifty-six years Mildred in March of 2003.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Thursday, January 26, 2006 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Friday, January 27, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow in Field of Honour at Queen’s Park. 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 Lester Dodd a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 Bannister Road S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences