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ELMHIRST, William Francis (Bill)

November 28, 1925- Carberry, Manitoba
January 16, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta

William (Bill) Francis Elmhirst passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at the age of 88 years.

He is survived by his loving wife Betty Elmhirst; daughter Karen; step-daughters Debbie (Dennis), Brenda (George), Linda (Colin). He is predeceased by his step-son James in January 2010. He is also blessed with 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister, Chris Brucks, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; and brother-in-law Robb Ramsay of Brandon, Manitoba; and many nieces and nephews.

Bill will be remembered for his dedication to his family, career with Revenue Canada, and his kindness to all.

Many thanks to Dr. Wm. Hanlon and staff, Cochrane Home Care, Dr. Evans and Chinook Care Centre.

A Celebration of Bill’s life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Bill’s name may be made to a charity of your choice.

In living memory of Bill Elmhirst, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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  1. Werner/Joan Rink and Robb Ramsay :

    Dear A.Betty and Family,

    We are saddened by the loss of Uncle Bill. We have many pleasant memories of times spent together. His mischief and sparkle in his eye will never be forgotten. Bill loved to reminisce about the pranks and times on the farm with Dad. May pleasant memories help to sustain you and your family throughout this difficult time. May you find comfort that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

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