August 9, 1936 – Portsmouth, England
September 21, 2014 – Cochrane, Alberta
Ian beloved husband of the late Beth Stephens of Cochrane passed away on September 21, 2014 at the age of 78 years.
Ian immigrated to Canada while a teenager in 1953, debarking at Quebec City, and settling with his parents in Craigmyle Alberta and later in Hanna Alberta. Ian and Beth were married in 1960 and together they raised their three sons. For many years, Ian owned the auto body repair shop in Hanna before selling the business and moving to Calgary in 1975 where he worked for Western Union Insurance Company. In 1993, Ian bought into Calgary West Insurance brokerage until he retired in 2000. In 1998 Ian and Beth moved to Cochrane, where Ian was active with the Good Sam’s, digital photography and more recently Radio Controlled Model Airplanes.
Ian is survived by his three sons and daughters-in-law, Ian Michael and Louise Stephens of Calgary, Varden and Pam Stephens of Cochrane and Jeff Stephens and Natalie Genois of Montreal, QC; six grandchildren, Robert, Kaelan and Courtney, and Joshua, Dylan and Sidney; as well as Nero, Ian and Beth’s beloved dog. He was predeceased by his loving wife Beth in 2008.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Cochrane, 369 Railway Street, Cochrane, AB); on Friday, September 26, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Ian Stephens a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Cochrane, 369 RAILWAY STREET, COCHRANE. Telephone: 403-932-4740.Print This Obituary & Condolences