Bill passed away on Monday, September 30th at the age of 93.
He is survived by his daughter, Dorothy (Dave) Hilton–semicolon– daughter-in-law Trudy–semicolon– son Garth (Susan)–semicolon– four grandchildren, Geordie (Sigrid) Hilton, Cody (Amy) Hilton, Dr. Leslie Hamilton and Karen (Cory) Seward–semicolon– six great grandchildren–semicolon– sisters-in-law Mary Luyckfassel, Vera (Allan) Thomas and Elizabeth Staheli–semicolon– numerous relatives and friends.
Bill was predeceased by his beloved wife of 60 years, Clara–semicolon– son Bob–semicolon– parents Jack and Ella–semicolon– brothers Frank, Gordon and twin brother Albert.
Bill had a full and rewarding life. He retired from the Alberta Liquor Control Board, was a tour guide for Wiebe tours and then went farming.
He and his wife Clara were very active community volunteers, supporting Robertson-Wesley United Church, Oliver Community League, Canadian Athletic Club and Evergreen Lodge. Bill always felt it was very important to give back to ones community.
The family wish to express their sincere appreciation to the staff of 12Y of the Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre for their compassionate care during Bill’s stay. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Edmonton General, Unit 12Y, 11111 Jasper Avenue Edmonton, AB, T5K 0L4 or to a charity of your choice.
Memorial Service to be held at Robertson Wesley United Church 10209 – 123 Street on Friday October 4, 2013 at 1:00 pm.