Joe VICTOR

Joe Victor passed away on July 11, 2007 at The Bethany Collegeside Nursing Home in Red Deer, Alberta at the age of 86 years. He would have been 87 on Friday, July 13, 2007. He is survived by his family Dennis (Carolyn) Victor, Jo-Lena (Ron) Hennel, Leni (Sandy) Victor, and Debbie Victor, grandchildren Cindy (Marty) Potvin, Candy Victor, Trisha (Ryan) Pinder, Cristie (Brian) Johnston, Joey (Keri) Victor, Terry (Cortney) Victor, Dustin Victor and Kyle Victor, brothers Carl (Jean) Victor of Calgary, Joe was predeceased by his mother Lena in 1928, father Tom in 1956, wife Dorothy in 1991, sons John in 2002 and Percy

in 1983, grandson Corey in 1978, brothers Ted, Fred and Louis and sister Mary. Joe was born on July 13, 1920 at the family home where he grew up and went to school at South Buffalo Lake School, a few miles from home. Joe married Dorothy Deems and raised six children: John, Dennis, Jo-Lena, Leni, Percy and Debbie. He went to work for his brother Louis in Red Deer as a brick layer and then a crane operator. In his later years he returned to farming where he loved his cattle. Even though dementia was tugging away at his mind, he still loved to talk about his farming and cattle. The family camp-out was started in 1980 when Joe turned 60 and has been held every year for the last 27 years the second weekend in July (Joe’s birthday). He so looked forward to this gathering and had

so many good times and fond memories. A funeral service for the late Joe Victor was held at the Brennen Funeral Home (2001) Ltd. on Saturday, July 14, 2007 at

12:30 P.M. with the Rev. David Denholm of the Stettler United Church officiating. A light lunch was served in the Brennen Funeral Home Reception Area. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made to The Alzheimer’s Society or to S.T.A.R.S. in care of Brennen Funeral Home (2001) Ltd. Box 193, Stettler, Alberta 403-742-3315 who were entrused with the funeral

arrangements.


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