Glen Layman of Calgary passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2006 at the age of 88 years.
Glen was born in Ontario on March 31, 1917, coming west with the family in 1920. He attended school in Speers, SK and worked on the family farm. He met Margaret Kirk in Speers and they were married on May 10, 1942. Glen served with the RCAF from 1942 to January of 1946. Following the war service, he and Margaret settled in Stoughton, moving to Weyburn in 1965. His life’s work was in the grain business. He enjoyed hunting, golfing and curling. Our dad, grandfather, and great-grandfather was a very kind and good man. He was respected and loved by all of us and will be greatly missed.
Glen is survived by a daughter Elsie of Calgary; son and daughter-in-law Robert and Jan of Red Deer; three grandchildren, Neil, Colin and Jill; and four great-grandchildren, Jessica, Rebecca, Joshua, and Logan, all of Calgary. He is also survived by three brothers and two sisters-in-law, John (Jack) and Jean, Ralph and Marilyn, and George, all of Ontario; a brother-in-law Douglas Kirk and his wife Lois of Regina; sister-in-law Marion and her husband Ken Fee of Cranbrook, BC; sister-in-law Shirley Kirk of Nokomis; as well as a number of nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his father Bruce Layman in 1976; his mother Helen Layman in 1966; his wife of sixty-two years, Margaret in 2004; an infant son Allan; three sisters, Evelyn Perkins, Irene Ludlow and Clacey Andrews; and two brothers-in-law.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Saturday, March 19, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Glen Layman, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 Bannister Road S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences