Donald Edge, passed away peacefully in the arms of his loving wife Dorothy, on Monday April 2, 2007, at the age of 78 years, after battling lung cancer. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
Donald was born on February 12, 1929 and raised on his parents Bar 50 Ranch. After attending Beaupre Creek School and Cochrane High, he went to Olds Agricultural College, graduating in 1949. Donald spent many years guiding trail rides in the majestic Rocky Mountains, an occupation he dearly loved. When Don and Dorothy married in 1966, he settled down to ranching, raising cattle, horses and bison.
Besides his loving wife, Donald is survived by his brother Norman (Shirley), sister Edith Edge, and brother Frank (Lorraine); as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents Clem and Peggy Edge, and a sister Margaret.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Cochrane Funeral Home (369 Railway Street, Cochrane, Alberta) on Monday, April 9, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, (10 River Heights Drive, Cochrane, AB), on Tuesday April 10, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. Graveside service will follow at Cochrane Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Beaupre Community Association, (Box 662, Cochrane, AB T4C 1A8).
In living memory of Donald Edge, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Cochrane Funeral Home, 369 RAILWAY STREET, COCHRANE. Telephone: (403) 932-4740.Print This Obituary & Condolences