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ANDERSON, Leslie “Vern”

December 5, 1932 – Oak Lake, Manitoba
April 24, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Vern Anderson of Calgary, AB, passed away on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at the age of 85 years.

Vern loved the outdoors; he loved to hunt, fish, horseback ride, snowmobile, and loved to take photos. Vern was a ranch manager for many years and won numerous awards at cattle shows.

Vern was the loving father to seven children: Debbie Couperthwaite of Stouffville, ON, Kathy Milligan of New Lowell, ON, Robert Anderson (Sharon) of Calgary, AB, Linda Gore (Dave) of Alcona, ON, David Anderson (Nadine) of Stouffville, ON, Ryan Anderson (Jackie) of Bowden, AB, Jeff Anderson (Jennifer) of Bowden, AB. Vern is survived by one brother Garth (Jeanette) of Kitchener, ON. Vern had fifteen grandchildren: Alaina, Ryan, Melissa, Melanie, Kim, Mary Kate, Robert, Shawn, Christopher, Jason, Austin, Cole, Keenan, Jayeal, Joeseph; and fifteen great-grandchildren: Cody, Wyatt, Nathan, Gabrielle, Hailey, Mckayla, Ashlyn, Olivia, Ayden, Damien, Kearin, Christian, Kaeden, Callum, Noah; as well as nieces, nephews, very good friends; and sister-in-law Sally. He touched many lives and will be missed dearly. Vern was predeceased by his parents Ella and Harvey and brother Murray Anderson.

Memorial Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB) on Friday, May 25, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow at the funeral home. Condolences may be forwarded through In Lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, 800, 7015 Macleod Trail S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2K6, Telephone: (403)290-0110, family wishes to thank all the caring staff at Walden Heights who cared for Vern for many years.

In living memory of Leslie Anderson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB, T2X 3J3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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  1. Wade Anderson :

    So sorry Uncle Vern, you will be missed, God speed

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  2. Jo`Ann Telford :

    With Deepest Heartfelt Sympathy. Rest in Peace Vern. Love The Telford Families-Dale & Rhonda, Bryan & Diana, Travis, Shane and Jo`Ann

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  3. Rhonda Schwab :

    My sincere condolences to the Anderson family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Rhonda Schwab

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  4. Steph Hipel :

    Our deepest sympathy Rest In Peace Vern. Love Garth & Jeanette Anderson
    Our thoughts & prayers are with you all.

    With heartfelt sympathy Rest In Peace Uncle Vern.
    Scott, Sonya Anderson
    David & Steph Hipel
    Jess Anderson

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