John Frederick Dyer, beloved husband for sixty-three years of Doreen Dyer of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2007 at the age of 87 years.
John was born on February 29, 1920 in Edmonton and was raised and received his education there. John married Doreen Barnes on September 13, 1944 in Edmonton. He began his career with the Muttart Organization and later moved to Calgary to work for Engineered Homes, from where he retired twenty five years ago.
Besides his loving wife Doreen, John is also survived by his two sons and daughters-in-law, Doug and Lynn Dyer; Bill and Dianne Dyer, all of Calgary; his grandchildren Brent Dyer; Colin Dyer; Susan Dyer; William J. Dyer; Andrew Dyer; Katharine Dyer and Michael Dyer. He is also survived by his nephew Rick Dyer of Edmonton; brother-in-law George Barnes of Edmonton; and sister-in-law Pearl Easton of Edmonton. John was predeceased by his son Allen in 2006 and his brother Henry Dyer.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Monday, June 11th, 2007 at 10:00 a.m.. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Alvin & Mona Libin Cardiovascular Institute, 3200 Bow Valley Square III, 255 – 5th Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2P 3G6. Telephone: (403) 263-7650.
In living memory of John Dyer, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences