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HILLAND, Wayne Kenneth

March 14, 1941 – Bawlf, Alberta
August 6, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Wayne, beloved husband of Roie Hilland of Cochrane, passed away on Monday, August 6, 2018 at the age of 77 years.

Wayne was born in Bawlf, AB on March 14, 1941. He was the fourth child of Herman and Emma Hilland. He was raised in the Camrose area and spent most of his childhood there. Eventually the family moved to Calgary, AB where he completed his high school education at Crescent Heights High School. He attended the automotive mechanic apprenticeship program at S.A.I.T for four years, graduating with his automotive mechanic license. In 1968 Wayne and his wife Roie relocated to Cochrane, AB, where he and his brother Gordon started Bow Ridge Motors. Wayne immersed himself in the Cochrane community by joining the Cochrane Lions Club, participating on town council and coaching little league. He enjoyed his time camping, snowmobiling, riding motorcycles, ATV’s, boating and sea-dooing. He was also an accomplished pilot and sailor. He was a collector of two vintage Datsun roadsters and a Mercury Parklane which he enjoyed showing off at car shows.

Besides his loving wife Roie Hilland, Wayne is survived by his two daughters and sons-in-law Patti and Rick, and Jill and Brad; his son, Jay; four grandchildren, Madison, Kaiden, Blake, and C.J.; three sisters-in-law, Joyce Hilland, Dawn Gordon, and Roxanne Hertz; a brother-in-law, Raymond Johnson; mother-in-law, Iris Gordon; and many nephews and nieces.
Wayne was predeceased by his parents, Herman and Emma; two brothers, Gordon, and Allan; and his sister, Shirley.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Cochrane Ranch House, (101 Ranchehouse Rd, Cochrane, AB) on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. Reception to follow at the Cochrane Ranch House. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Wayne Hilland, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. CALGARY, AB, T3G 2T3, Telephone: 403-241-0044.

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