In Loving Memory Of

Raymond Isaac Boyer


December 11, 1924 - August 1, 2012

 

Boyer, Raymond (Ray) Isaac “Ray” was born December 11, 1924 in Grande Prairie, Alberta. Ray passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at the QEII Hospital in Grande Prairie, Alberta. Ray grew up in the Kleskun Hills area, attending East Kleskun School. Ray served in World War II with the Seaforth Highlanders and was a Life member of the Royal Canadian Legion. He was employed with the County of Grande Prairie for 32 years, becoming Superintendent of Public Works. He served as County Counselor from 1985-1995. Ray was Alberta Senior Citizen of the year in 2000. He volunteered for many worthwhile organizations in the area, being especially involved and instrumental in the development of Kleskun Hill Museum. Ray’s landscaping and flower gardens is a reflection of his love for nature, God and family. Ray leaves to mourn his loving wife Rita of 59 years, sons Doug (Judy), Arnie (Kim), daughter-in-law Leona, grandsons Ryan, Blair, Travis, Josh, and Chad, and granddaughter Tammy, great grandchildren Austin and Nikki, brother Harry (Jean), sister-in-law Ruby Boyer. Ray also leaves behind Rita’s siblings Alan (Kay) Robideau, Betty (Alan) Fenton, Joan Ford, Joyce Stanley, Terry (Ed) Hildebrand and their families, along with many friends and extended family members. Ray was predeceased by son Eldon, daughter-in-law Betty and grandsons Evan and Tyler. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, August 6, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the Bezanson Community Church. Following the service lunch will be served at Kleskun Hill Park. Memorial donations in Ray’s memory may be made to the Bezanson Church Building Fund or Charity of one’s Choice.

 

Dear Rita-so very sorry to hear of Ray's passing.We know that he'll leave a large hole in your family,but hope that knowing others are thinking of you at this sad time will help. Again our very deepest condolences to you & your family- from Levola Sedore & Erna Stark

posted by Levola Sedore, Clairmont,Ab : Aug 07, 2012

 

We are so sad to hear of Ray's passing. Ray gave my family, along with other family memebers, a tour of the Klesken Hill Museum for our Turner reunion. Our grandson was enthralled by Ray and listened to his every word during the tour. Ray's father came to this area along with my ancesters in the early 1900's so we somehow felt a connection with Ray. Our sincere condolences to all his family and friends.

posted by Lois Watling and family, Saanichton, B. C. : Aug 11, 2012

 

Deepest Sympathy - Rita and family My thoughts and prayers are with you.

posted by Joe Quinn, Grande Prairie, Alberta : Aug 03, 2012

 

Rita and family. our most sincere condolences. Ray was a good man and lived a great life. Rod and Linda

posted by Rod Dunbar, : Aug 02, 2012

 

Rita and family May we express condolences during this time of great loss.

posted by Peter and Carol Chalick, Kelowna, B.C. : Aug 03, 2012


 

 

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