Clarence Alexander Trott, passed away March 2, 2006 with his family at his side.
Clarence was born May 9, 1914 on the family homestead near Moline, Manitoba to Joseph and Mary (nee Prout), the youngest of four siblings. Clare attended Moline school until the passing of his parents in 1924 and was raised by his sister, Bill and Bella Hazelwood. He worked on their farm for several years and loved working with animals, his pride being his Clydesdales horses. Clare worked at Ashdowns in Winnipeg for a few years before volunteering for service in the Canadian Navy, during WWII from April 21, 1942 until October 25, 1945. Upon return to Winnipeg, he worked at White’s Hardware store until 1950, when Clare moved to Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan where he managed the Macleod’s Hardware Store until 1970. He then worked as a salesman for two car dealerships until retiring in 1984. Clare was noted as a kind and generous man. Clare met Bertha Fidler in Winnipeg and they were married on November 14, 1946. Clare was active in the Masons and a member of the Moose Jaw Legion, Branch No. 39. Clare was predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Mary Lavina (nee Prout), brother and sister-in-law, Lester and Florence (nee Kenyon), sisters and brothers-in-law, Bella and Bill Hazelwood, and Vi and Bill White. He is survived by his wife of fifty-nine years, Bertha (nee Fidler), four sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth of Calgary, Keith of Calgary, Bradley and Shirley of Edmonton, and Bruce and Karen of Tampa. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th St. N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Monday, March 6, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Clarence Trott, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences