December 10, 1964 – Calgary, Alberta
April 19, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta
Doug Reeder, beloved husband of Vicky Reeder (nee Gabbin) of Calgary, passed away on April 19, 2017 at the age of 52 years.
Doug will be remembered for being genuine, he was a hard worker and proud of all his accomplishments including his family. He had many passions: golfing, fishing, remote control planes his greatest being a love of music; he played the trumpet and guitar. Doug loved to watch all sports especially his New York Giants, NASCAR and Formula One racing. His love of family and the way he took care of his dogs was just one way he showed how genuine he was. Doug will be lovingly remembered by everyone who had the privilege of knowing him.
Doug is survived by his loving wife, Vicky Reeder; daughter Erika Reeder; sister and brother-in-law, Lucille and Randy Selmanovic; brother-in-law, Robert Gabbin; sister-in-law, Linda Gabbin; cousins, Murray, Perry, Cindy, Linda, Cheryl, Kim, Kevin and Richard. He will be sorely missed by his daily companion, his dog Riley. Doug was predeceased by his parents, Bill and Ruby Reeder as well as mother-in-law Edda Gabbin.
Thank you to the numerous friends and family during this difficult time. A special thank you to his long time doctor, Dr. Hardin who supported Doug throughout his struggles over the past few years.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB) on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Arthritis Society, #300, 1301 – 8th Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2R 1B7 Telephone: (403) 228-2571 or 1 (800) 321-1433. www.arthritis.ca. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Douglas Reeder, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB Telephone: 403-256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences