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GROCUTT, Stanley George

May 19, 1934 – Michele, BC
June 5, 2014 – Calgary, AB

Surrounded by his family, Stan passed away on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at the Carewest Sarcee Hospice.

Born on May 19, 1934 in Michele, BC to Edna & Stanley Grocutt. Stan was raised in the Crowsnest Pass area along with his brother Melvin and sisters Margaret and Doreen. Some of Stan’s fondest memories include fishing the Alexander River and hunting throughout Southern BC with his father, brother and many other family members and friends.

Left to mourn his loss are his wife Sharon of Calgary; son Timothy Cooper of Victoria; step-daughters and son-in-laws Carrie & Lorne Kleppe of Okotoks, and Christina & Jordan McKinnon of Victoria; the “apples of his eye”, his four grandchildren Cassidy & Logan Kleppe and Michael & Emily McKinnon. He also leaves behind his brother and sister-in-law, Melvin & Bernice Grocutt; sisters and brother-in-laws Margaret & Bill Savilow and Doreen & Eugene Rutledge; as well as many beloved nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Stan’s life will take place on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the Watergrove Clubhouse (99 Arbour Lake Road NW) from 2 pm to 4 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be forwarded to the CareWest Sarcee Hospice in Stanley’s name. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Stan Grocutt, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044

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  1. Debbie Warren :

    Sharon,Carrie,Christina and family. We are very sorry for your loss , we know you loved Stan very much. Just cherish your memories of Stan and keep him in your heart with these memories. Love you all very much. Wish we could be there Debbie Dave and family

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  2. Cheryl and Guy :

    Sharon, Carrie and Lorne, Cass and Logan, our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

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  3. Richard Klymok :

    Sharon,
    Very sorry for the loss of your life partner. Blessings and Best wishes.

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  4. Bill & Jeannette Murray :

    We knew Stan through the water well industry and over the years appreciated him as our friend. He always had lots of stories to tell when he visited and we will miss those times. Our deepest sympathy to your family at this sad time.
    Bill & Jeannette Murray
    M & M Drilling Co. Ltd

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  5. Deborah & John Chad :

    Sharon: I am so very sorry for your loss. Know that we think of you often and with great sadness for you. Keep your memories close.

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  6. Lenore Summers :

    Sharon,

    My heart goes out to you. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers

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  7. WV Desk & Derrick Club, Region I :

    Sharon, we here in the WV Desk and Derrick Club of Region I were truly saddened to hear of the loss of your husband. Our prayers will be with you and your loved ones during this time of great sorrow.

    Kay Hillabold, President
    WV Desk & Derrick Club, Region I

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  8. Pat Farmer (NHMC D&D) :

    Sorry for your loss. My prayers and sympathy are with you and your family

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  9. Joyce Henkin :

    Dear Sharon and family,

    From the Desk and Derrick Club of Denver I would like to send our prayers and thoughts for your loss of Stan. Love lives on in the hearts of all who remember and care.

    Our deepest sympathy,

    Joyce Henkin
    2014 President DDD

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  10. Donna Hayduk-Desk & Derrick Edmonton :

    Sharon & Family,
    Our heartfelt condolences to you and your family at this time.
    I am sure you had a great life with Stan.
    Remember the good days. They will outweigh the sad.
    -The Edmonton Desk and Derrick Members.
    – Donna Hayduk – Board Contact Hospitality – Edmonton Club

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  11. Desk & Derrick Club of Tulsa :

    Sharon,

    Our club was sorry to hear about the passing of your husband Stan. May the concern and sympathy of those who care help you through this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Sincerely,
    Dorothy Lenhart
    Desk & Derrick Club of Tulsa

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  12. Chris & Kathy Gerritsen :

    Sharon & Family,
    I have known Stan Since I was 11 years old and he has always had the same smile and warm hello every time I see him. Stan was one of the most dedicated men to serve the water well industry. He always spoke so proudly of his family every time we met.

    Our deepest Sympathy,
    Chris & Kathy Gerritsen
    Gerritsen Drilling Ltd.

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  13. Nicole Weiss :

    Sharon,

    Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family today.

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  14. Sharon,

    I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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