William (Bill) Robert Hunter, beloved husband of Muriel Hunter of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Thursday, December 25, 2003, from Huntington’s Disease, at the age of 73 years.
Bill was born on June 27, 1930 in Saskatoon, SK where he completed his education up to Grade XII. During his lifetime he lived in Saskatoon, Prince Albert, Calgary, and Cremona. On June 20, 1951 he married Muriel. He worked as District Manager of Canada Safeway, a rancher and Councilor of the County of Mountain View. He was an active member of the United Church. Bill’s hobbies included music, golf, curling, and hockey.
Besides his loving wife Muriel, Bill is also survived by his children, Janet Hunter, Rick Hunter, Judy Keen, and Robert Hunter as well as six grandchildren, all of Calgary, and his brother Jim (Marjorie) Hunter of Vancouver. He was predeceased by his parents, Elizabeth and Robert Hunter.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Friday, January 2, 2004 at 2:30 P.M. To forward condolences go to www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Huntington Society of Canada, #400, 151 Frederick Street, Kitchener, ON N2H 2M2. Telephone: 1 (800) 998-7398. www.hsc.ca.org. The family wishes to thank the doctors and caring nursing staff at the Foothills Hospital.
In living memory of Bill Hunter, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 Crowfoot Circle N.W., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences