Donald Alan Primrose born August 17, 1913 at Castor, AB. Don passed away peacefully January 25, 2010 at the Acute Care Center of the Drumheller Hospital after a memorable life of 96 plus years. Don was predeceased by his wife of 50 years Helen; his twin sons Donnie and Ronnie; daughter- in-law Carol; his sister Helen [Toody]; brothers Scott and Glen and his favorite little dog Chandler. Don is survived by his only daughter Pat (Charlie) Pierce of Morrin, daughter-in-laws Irene of Rumsey and Betty of Gull Lake. Don leaves his nine grandchildren: Bradley (Leah), Greg (Rhonda), Shelley (David), Connie (Jason), Darrel, Lori (Bob), Brett (Brenda), Wesley (Laurel) and Jason, Andrea and Melanie. There are 24 great grand children and one great great grand child on the way; plus many nieces and nephews of Uncle Don. Don farmed and raised his family on the farm he still proudly owns in the Rumsey area. He and Helen left the farm in 1961 and moved to Stettler where his jack of all trades ability allowed him to build houses etc. Before going to CCIL Machinery from which he eventually retired. After retirement Don and Helen enjoyed travelling, camping and fishing with close friends and family. After Helen passed away, he enjoyed helping his son Ron and grandson Darrel with the farm eventually living with Ron and Betty and then spent some time with Don & Irene at their farm. Don spent the past few years living with his daughter Pat (Charlie) Pierce of Morrin. Charlie will miss his mentor where he gained so much knowledge from Don’s mister fix it ability. A celebration of his life will be held at a future date. In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to the Drumheller Hospital or a charity of your choice.


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