Vernon Clarke GREIG

Vernon Clarke GREIG

GREIG

Vernon Clarke Greig passed away in Three Hills, AB on October 10, 2015. Vern was born in Dogpound, AB, February 2, 1933 to James Stuart Greig and Greta Lily Isabelle (Robe). Vern was second youngest of 8 children. In 1940 he moved with his family to the farm East of Trochu. He attended Harrow School and High School in Trochu. Vern went on to purchase the family farm. In 1962 he met the love of his life, Agnes Elsie Courtney. They were married on June 11, 1965. Not only did he gain a wife, but also three children, Lorna Darlene, Gertrude Jean, and Lorne Archibald. A year later, Vernon Clifford Stuart arrived, followed by Catherine Isobel. Vern had an impact on many lives, as he drove school bus for over 45 years. His family and horses were very important to him. Vern was also a very active member of the church. Vern finally retired his cowboy boots in January 2015 when he and Agnes moved into the Trochu Lodge. Vern is predeceased by his parents, brothers Henry (Fay), Bob (Gwen and Elsie), Lloyd, and sisters Helen (Dick) and Dorothy (Ray). Vern leaves behind his wife, Agnes, his children Lorna Darlene Schultz (Mel), Gertrude Jean Frere (Paul), Lorne Archibald Greig, Vernon Clifford Stuart Greig, and Catherine Isobel Gordon (Kevin), as well as nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren, his sister Isabelle Buchart, brother George Greig (Marie), sister-in-law Flo Greig, and many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at the Trochu Baptist Church on October 16, 2015 at 1:00 PM, with lunch to follow at the Baptist Fellowship Centre. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Trochu St Mary’s Lodge or Three Hills Hospital Palliative Care.


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