July 9, 1932 – March 5, 2011
Don was born in Hutchinson, Kansas July 9, 1932, and passed away at the age of 78 in Calgary, Alberta March 5, 2011.
Don worked in the oil patch for many years, shifted into manufacturing fire trucks, but returned to the patch where he felt he really belonged.
Don was the beloved husband of Donna, father of Rhonda Lee Young and Gregory L. Farney, grandfather of Fallon and Katie Young, and Skylar and Matthew Farney, stepfather of Darcie Douglas, step-grandfather of Jack Schlosser, all of Calgary. He was predeceased by his parents, Clara and Harold Farney in 1998 and 2000, respectively.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W., Calgary, AB) on Friday, March 11, 2011 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family would like to thank the many doctors and dedicated staff at the Intensive Care Unit of the Rockyview General Hospital for the outstanding care they gave Don during the forty-four days he fought for his life. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the charity of their choice.
In living memory of Donald Farney, 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)243-8200Print This Obituary & Condolences