October 4, 1941 – June 14, 2012
Ken Shelley, beloved husband of Lois Shelley (nee Deines) of twenty-five years, passed away on Thursday, June 14, 2012 at the age of 70 years.
Ken is survived by his children, Tim Shelley (Hazel), Chris Shelley (Christine), and Nicole Mohler (Harold); Lois’ Children, David McGraw (Sharon) and Karen Harasen (Greg); his brothers, Ron Shelley (Jeanette) and John Shelley (Kelly); his sister Ellen Marshall (Gerry); as well as fifteen grandchildren and numerous nephews, nieces and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents Henry and Helen Shelley; and a brother Hank Shelley.
Ken was born in Calgary and grew up in the Ramsay Community. He attended Ramsay, Colonel Walker, and Western Canada High School. Ken established Quality Insurance Claims Ltd., Edmonton, AB and with branches throughout Western Canada. His life was devoted to serving others through Scouts Canada, Lions Club, Operation Eyesight, The Salvation Army, and many other Associations. Ken was a member of The Order of St. Lazarus (Calgary) and received many awards and accolades too numerous to list.
A Celebration of Ken’s life will be held at The Salvation Army Berkshire Citadel (222 Sandarac Drive N.W., Calgary, AB) on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made directly to Calgary Chinook Scout Foundation 2140 Brownsea Drive, N.W. Calgary, AB Telephone: 403-283-4993 T2N 3G9, www.scouts.ca or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, #204, 1608 – 17 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB T2T 0E3 Telephone: (403) 255-7100, www.jdfc.ca or The Salvation Army Berkshire Memorial Fund, 222 Sandarac Drive, N.W., Calgary, AB T3K 3M5 Telephone: 403-275-1827.
In living memory of Ken Shelley, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences