Mr. Stanley Curtis Wheatley

Mr. Stanley Curtis Wheatley

1926 – 2012

 

Stanley Curtis Wheatley, known to all who knew him as “Curt” passed away on July 24, 2012 at the Stettler Hospital at the age of 85 years. He was born to Stanley and Grace (Greene) Wheatley on November 6, 1926 at Deloraine, MB. He took his education in Deloraine, leaving school at the age of 17 to join the army. Curt appreciated the discipline and responsibility being in the army taught him. After leaving the army, Curt worked in the Construction Industry and was superintendent on many important construction sites including developments in Ft. McMurray, AB and the South Saskatchewan Dam. In 1960 Curt settled in a lovely ranch home in Cochrane, AB where he raised cattle. In the early 70’s he moved to Stettler to farm, cattle and horses again being the center of his attention. Curt had a special love for his horses, spending many hours caring for them. He loved to read books and literature of all kinds and had a hunger for knowledge. He loved to listen to music and dance. He had many friends who would stop by for a visit and refreshment and he looked forward to those visits very much. Curt was a very sincere and kind man who will be missed very much by all whose lives he touched. Curt is survived by his sister, Marie Mainville; niece Gay Raybould; great nephew, Blair Raybould; relatives Helen Frick and Donny Frick; as well as special family friends Gordon and Barbara Lawson, Garth and Lona Benjamin, Stacey and Dylan Benjamin. He is predeceased by his parents; one sister, Gloria (Carvel) McArthur; and nephew, Stan Raybould. Funeral services for the late Curt Wheatley were held at the Brennen Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, July 30, 2012. The interment will take place on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. in Deloraine, Manitoba. As an expression of sympathy and in loving memory of Curt, memorial contributions may be made to STARS Air Ambulance or to the Red Deer SPCA in care of Brennen Funeral Home and Cremation Services P.O. Box 193 Stettler, Alberta TOC 2LO who have been entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements. 403.742.3315. Condolences can be forwarded to the family by visiting our website at www.brennenfuneralhome.com.


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