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RINEHART, Donald Mervin

February 21, 1927 – Didsbury, AB
November 7, 2013 – Calgary, AB

Don Rinehart, beloved husband of Shirley Rinehart, passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2013.

Don was born and raised in Alberta. Growing up on a farm in Westcott near Didsbury, he left at an early age to join the Merchant Marines. Having travelled the world post war, he made his way back to Alberta where he met his loving wife of 61 years. They moved to Calgary where they started a family and a successful business. Don is survived by his wife Shirley Rinehart; two daughters Gail and Sandra Rinehart; sons-in-law, Ken McDonald and Louis Bourgeois; three grandsons, Todd Lafontaine, Colin McDonald, and Bradley Bridgewater, and one great-granddaughter Sloane Turcotte. Don was kind, compassionate and his love for animals was parallel to none. He was loved by many and will be missed by all.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Friday, November 15, 2013 at 2:30 p.m.

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Calgary Humane Society, 4455 – 110th Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 2T7, Telephone: (403)205-4455, Condolences may be forwarded through A special thanks to Meghan Nicol for her compassionate care at the Rockyview Hospital.

In living memory of Donald Rinehart, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. Shirley & family

    “Beautiful memories are wonderful things.
    They never wear out, they never get lost and
    they can never be given away.”

    So very sorry – Don will be missed.

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  2. Bradley, Todd and Sandy,

    I am very sorry to hear of the loss of your grandfather and father. I extend my heartfelt sympathy and hope that many happy memories will comfort you in this time of sorrow. Sincerely,

    Aunt Jean

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