Mr. Harold Rae
1921 – 2014
Mr. Harold Congdon of Stettler, Alberta passed away in Stettler on Monday, September 1, 2014 at the age of 93 years. Harold was born and raised in the Forestburg and Heisler area. He attended school in Forestburg and from there went on to join the Air Force in 1942. It was while he was stationed in Vulcan that he met his wife Hazel Olson. The couple was married on November 4, 1944 and lived in Midnapore until his discharge from the Air Force in 1945. The family then moved to a farm South of Heisler. Harold worked on the farm and at the Mine which is now the Paintearth Mine. They retired to Stettler in 1997 and both Harold and Hazel enjoyed working in their yard, going camping, fishing and playing cards with their many friends and neighbors. Sadly Hazel passed away in 2011 and Harold continued to live at the Heart Haven Lodge and appreciated the companionship of the residents there. He was a kind man and will be missed by his family and friends. Harold is survived by his daughter Norma (Deryl) Norman, son Ed (Diane) Congdon, 3 grandchildren Kyle (Sandra) Congdon, Brent Congdon and Shirley Norman (Greg Nichiporik); 5 great-grandchildren Nicholas, Lane, Bryce, Dylan and Dani. Harold is also survived by his brother George (Norma) Congdon, sister Lena Smyth (Harvey), sisters-in-law Beth Congdon, Marjorie Congdon, Margaret Congdon and Mabel Howerton as well as many other relatives and friends. Harold was predeceased by his parents Albert and Helena Congdon, his wife Hazel on January 21, 2011 and by his othe siblings. A Funeral service took place at the Brennen Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. with the Rev. Ross Helgeton officiating. As an expression of sympathy and in loving memory of Harold, memorial contributions may be made to STARS Air Ambulance in care of Brennen Funeral Home and Cremation Services who have been entrusted with the care and funeralarrangements. 403.742.3315. Condolences can be forwarded to the family by visiting our website at www.brennenfuneralhome.com.