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CHESTER, Ned

August 28, 1950 – Fort Macleod, Alberta
May 2, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Ned Chester, who left us on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at the age of 67 years, surrounded by his family and their love.

Ned grew up near Fort MacLeod, AB and moved to Calgary in his twenties where he found his true love, Sue, and together, they raised three wonderful boys. After retiring in March of 2016, Ned continued to enjoy visiting with family, friends and neighbours, spending time with Carson and Brielle, camping with his family, big game hunting, travelling and most recently working on his new hobby – knife making.

Ned’s positive outlook and warm and friendly smile will be fondly remembered by his family and the countless people who consider Ned a true friend.

Ned was the cherished husband of Sue Chester (nee Taylor), loving father of Dustin, Cody (Lindsay) and Travis, as well as “Grandpa Ned” to Carson and Brielle – all of Calgary. Ned will also be sadly missed by his father Raymond, brother Dennis (Cheryl) and sister-in-law Denise. Ned was also the much loved son-in-law of Harvey and Alice Taylor and brother-in-law to Bryan (Elaine), Don (Maureen), Tim (Arlene) and Pam (Tyler), and uncle to many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother Ellen and brother Don.

Memorial Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB) on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. Reception to follow at the funeral home. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222. www.albertacancer.ca/memorial or to Southwood Hospice (501, 5920 Macleod Trail S.W., Calgary, AB) Telephone (403) 255-4969, www.intercarealberta.com or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Ned’s family would like to thank all of those who cared for him during his recent stay at the Foothills Hospital and Southwood Hospice.

In living memory of Ned Chester, 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. Tony and Judy Griffiths :

    Sue and family,
    So sorry to hear of Ned’s passing. Our hearts go out to you and we are, and will continue to be, thinking of you during this difficult time.

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  2. The Lockwoods :

    Dear Sue, Dustin, Cody and Travis,
    Our hearts are with you all and we are praying for God’s comfort to carry you through this time.
    Ned will be deeply missed but always remembered.
    Love to you all,
    Dan, Sheila, Jake & Luke

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  3. Marci, Cory, Joshua & Alex :

    We are thinking of you all at this sad time. Sending love and Hugs, Marci, Cory, Joshua and Alex.

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  4. Lynda Skene :

    So sorry to hear of Ned’s passing. My condolences to you and the family.

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  5. Joesph Geddes :

    Sue and family,

    We are sad to learn of Ned passing, our prayers go out to you and the boys.

    Joesph and Patti Geddes

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  6. Michelle Wiens :

    Deepest condolences to Raymond and the family. Thoughts and prayers.

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  7. Annie Arial :

    Dear Sue, and the boys,
    I am so sorry for your lost. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Ned was such a wonderful person with a wonderful soul.
    May the memories help you through this hard time.
    I will always remember the night he scared me while camping with you and Arnold.
    Annie Arial

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  8. Bob Norgard :

    Sorry to hear of Ned’s passing, Brenda and I send our condolence. Ned an I were close friends in high school. He’ll be remembered fondly by us.

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  9. Cindy Brown :

    Sue and family,
    Thinking of you at this hard time. I will always remember Ned teaching us new games and the fun at family picnics.
    Cindy and Harley Brown

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  10. Nancy Thibert :

    I’m saddened by the news and offer my condolences. I’m one of Grey Chester’s granddaughters, daughter of Valena.

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  11. Terry Radnai (Chester) :

    My heart is with you all

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  12. Allan Carpentier :

    Sue and Family
    I am so sorry to hear of Ned’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you through this difficult time.
    I am so happy that Ned and I had such a great visit this winter over a Tim Hortons coffee. We have many happy memories of fun times. He was a great guy and would give you the shirt off his back, no questions asked. He will be missed.

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  13. Peter Schonekess :

    My sincere condolences to Ned’s family. I knew Ned for a few years and I remember him as a great guy!

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  14. Barry Northey :

    Rest in peace Bro ‘Elder B’…greatest memories of our youth as greatest friends…♥

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  15. Marie Evens :

    Sue, I am so sorry to learn that Ned passed away. I wish you much comfort, peace, and many happy memories of him to get you through this difficult time. My thought and prayers are with you and your family.

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  16. Cam Wintemute :

    Our sincere sympathy at this difficult time. Lots of fond memories from our youth to be treasured. Rest in peace my friend.
    Cam & Colleen Wintemute

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  17. jim roberts :

    So sorry to hear the news Sue and boys, and families. One of the greatest employees and friends we have ever known. Boys trips on Mothers day weekends with the Nedster, are etched in our minds. Such a good and giving friend. Rest in peace my friend.
    Jim & Bev , Ron &Brenda, Hollie and Dan

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  18. Jennifer Yorke :

    Thinking of you Sue and your family at this time.

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  19. Fred & Kelli Wilson :

    Sue, Dustin, Cody & Travis
    May God surround you with his love and peace to sustain you through this difficult time. Ned was so good at teaching the cubs all of the outdoor skills, fire lighting, knot tying etc, A very generous heart combined with knowledge and skill to help out wherever he was needed. Great big smile always ready for a good time. Cowboy coffee and chocolate coated almonds, so many amazing memories. Ned you will be missed, but we know you are in His loving arms.
    Kelli & Fred Wilson

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  20. Maureen Lamoureux :

    To Susan and family. We are so sorry to hear about Ned. He was such a kind and friendly person and I know he will be missed by all his friends and family

    Maureen and Cyrille

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  21. Roland Shenton :

    Sue and all the family

    What a truly amazing person. We were friends for over 40 years, words cannot say how much we will miss you.

    God Bless Best Bud.

    Roland, Lynda and family.

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  22. Aunt Sue, Dustin, Cody and Travis,
    I can’t fully express how I feel in words. Ned always greeted me with a firm hand shake and a big smile. I can hear him and see him every time I think of him. I miss him. My heart aches for all of you. I love you.

    We are thinking of you.
    Jason, Shelley and Maisie

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  23. Roberta Ryan :

    Sue, Dustin, Travis, Cody;
    We were privileged to know and love Ned . We have fond memories of the time we spent with him and had hoped that his time with us would have been longer but God had other plans for him. We are blessed that his journey was peaceful and comforted by his loving family that was so precious to him. We will miss him dearly. Love to all, Doug & Roberta

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  24. Dianne Campbell :

    Dear Sue,
    I grew up in Fort Macleod and went to school with Ned. I remember him as a kind, loyal and compassionate guy. I have ran into him a few times over the years in Calgary, usually in a hockey rink, and always enjoyed catching up. I am so sorry to miss his celebration of life today but I am out of the country.
    My sincere condolences to you and your family,
    Dianne (Rhea) Campbell

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  25. Tim & Stasha Donahue :

    Thinking of all of you. Tim recalls driving around on the ice on McBride Lake with Ned with fondness. Great fun for a younger cousin.

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  26. Beryl Stockwood :

    Sue, I am very sorry to hear of Ned’s passing. I hadn’t seen him for a long time but I always thought of him as a kind and gentle soul. My condolences to you and the boys.

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