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WATSON, Kenneth George

WATSON, Kenneth George

November 07, 1931 – Dinsmore, SK

July 17, 2014 – Calgary, AB

Kenneth George Watson beloved husband of Barbara Watson of Calgary, AB passed away on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at the age of 82 years.

Born and raised in Dinsmore, Saskatchewan to parents Laura and James Watson on November 07, 1931. His adult years were spent living in Alberta with his family as well working for PFRA, Alberta Gas Trunk line and Nova Pipeline. Eventually with his wife Barb they spent the winter months living and enjoying Mesa, Arizona.

Ken is survived by his loving wife Barb; his children Barry (Sandy), Brad (Wilma), Beverley (Don) Morrice and Blair (Dana); their mother Fran; as well eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren; his siblings, Ethel (Ernie) Ryckman, Brian (Evie), Mary (George) Buckrell, Don Watson and sister-in-law Kathy (Al) Lymer.

Ken was predeceased by his parents Laura and James; his brother Bob and sister-in-law Shirley, his sister-in-law Adri Webb and his sister-in-law Melanie Watson.

The family wishes to express appreciation to the Clifton Manor for their dedicated support to Ken over these past seven years.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Parkridge Estates Mobile Home Park (222 Burroughs Circle N.E.) on Sunday, August 10, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire memorial tributes may be made directly to Alzheimer Society of Calgary (201, 222 – 58 Avenue S.W. Calgary, AB) telephone: 403-290-0110 or to The Clifton Manor (4726 8 Avenue S.E. Calgary, AB T2A 0A8).

In living memory of Ken Watson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E., Calgary, AB Telephone: 403-248-8585.

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  1. Colleen and Ray Gibson :

    Sending all our love and hugs your way, you and uncle are very special people in our lives. May my uncle Ken rest in peace free from his terrible illness. Thinking about you all remembering all the special memories we shared. Our deepest condolences.
    Sincerely,
    Colleen and Ray Gibson

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  2. Jessica James :

    My thoughts and prayers are with you Aunty . Rest in peace Ken

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  3. Dorothy Schildroth :

    My deepest condolences to you Barbara and the Family.

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  4. jim & wendy murphy :

    We were saddened by the loss of a good neighbor, Ken of Aztec RV Resort, Mesa AZ. Many good memories will continue with Barb as she continues to come to AZ. Best to the family as you mourn the passing of Ken. God Bless You All !!!

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  5. Mike Sullivan :

    My deepest sympathy, Brad. May you and your family find comfort in his memory and knowing that he is now at peace.

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  6. JimBob Sims :

    My condolences Brad, Wilma & Family. You’ll all be in my & Cindy’s thoughts & prayers. God bless…

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  7. Tammy&Elwood Smith :

    My condolences to Barb and family, take comfort knowing he is now in peace and with loved ones who were waiting on the other side!

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  8. Gale Vessie :

    It is hard to believe that Ken was 82. His picture is how I would like to remember him. Take care Barb I am thinking of you. What a difficult time for you and his family. Love Gale

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  9. Donna Tugwood :

    I am so sorry for your loss Bev. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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  10. Marilyn Wallace :

    Hello Barbara,

    I was saddened to hear of Ken’s passing (my Barbara continues on). I will be on vacation at the time of his memorial but my thoughts and prayers will be with you. Please take good care and rest in the comfort of those who care. Blessings to you at this difficult time.

    Marilyn

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  11. Mary and George Buckrell :

    Barb our thoughts and prayers are with you. I am sorry we will not be able to be with you on the 10th. Our thoughts and love also to Barry, Sandy and family; Brad, Wilma and family;Bev, Don and family; Blair,Dana and family.
    With love and our sympathy
    Mary and George .
    Nova Scotia.

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  12. Gary and Sharon Bohnet :

    Barb although we never had the opportunity to meet Ken, we must offer our condolences to you and your family. We hope that some happy memories give you some comfort. Hugs.
    Sharon and Gary
    Grande Prairie, AB.

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  13. Shirley and Earl Carlson :

    Sorry Barb to hear of Ken’s passing. Hope you are doing okay.

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  14. Del and Jane Smith :

    Dear Barry and Sandy,
    Thinking of you and all your family. God Bless.

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