It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Ken in Lethbridge, Alberta at the age of 75 years. He will be fondly remembered by his wife, Karyn; his children: Rhonda (Wes) Murphy, Michele Healey (Eric), Dale (Karla) Healey, Heather (Clayton) Gast, Lana (Curtis) Huber, Ian (Shalee) Badger and Roseanne (Rory) Caplinger; his grandchildren: Spencer, Tanner, Tyson, Connor, Emalee, Landon, Chantelle and Breanne (and their father Gerry Forest), Devon (Whitney), Cameron, Lauren, Taylor, Christopher, Andrew, Chelsea, Max, Kayla (Travis), Julia, Jayda, Paige, Peyton and Kiana; his siblings: Nellie, Mary and Alfred (Jean); his sister-in-law Donna Healey; as well as many other dear foster children, relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brothers: Robert and Arthur; as well as his grandson Tayven.
He was born and raised in Eston, Saskatchewan. He served 25 years in the Canadian Armed Forces. He married his sweetheart, Karyn, in 1965 and they were married for 53 years. Following Ken’s 1st retirement from the military, he went on to his next career as Housing Manager in Raymond for Lethbridge Housing Authority. Next he served as an Education Assistant in the Lethbridge School District and then volunteered countless hours fundraising for STARS Air Ambulance.
He was a very kind and loving person to everyone he met and will be greatly missed.
There will be a funeral service held on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Magrath Stake Centre, 21 East 1st Avenue South, Magrath, Alberta. There will be a meet the family one hour prior to the service held in the Relief Society room. Following the service his interment will take place at the Magrath Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to STARS Air Ambulance in memory of Ken.
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