April 29, 1936 - January 3, 2013
It is with great sadness the family of Walter Henry Lloyd Durand of High River, formerly of Blackie, announce his sudden passing on January 3, 2013 at the Peter Lougheed Centre in Calgary. Walter was born in Paddockwood, SK on April 29, 1936 and was predeceased by his parents Emile and Laura Durand of Albertville, SK. Wally will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 53 years Laura; his son Richard and Michele Durand of High River; his daughter Angie and Roger McCormick of High River; his daughter Cindy and Robert Cox of Edson, AB; and his son Greg and Debbie Durand of Sylvan Lake, AB. Papa Wally’s French demeanor and his love of music and dancing will be carried on through his ten grandchildren and 5 (plus 2 on the way) great-grandchildren; Candisse McCormick, Robyn McCormick, Danielle and Jim Cole (Chase), Trenton Pambrun and Sierra Boutin, Tannis and Cody Zebedee (Quintyn, Slayde, Pyper), Tarrin and Tyler Hutton (Wyatt and baby girl on the way), Tysson Durand, Megan Durand and James Scott (baby girl on the way), Mitchell Durand and Maddison Durand. Walter is also survived by his brother Emery (Susie) of St. Albert, AB and his sister Gloria (Tom) of Prince Albert, SK; their families, and numerous other relatives and friends. A Memorial Service was held on Saturday, January 5 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church, High River, AB. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the High River District Hospital Foundation, Community Cancer Care Centre (560 9th Ave. W, High River, Ab, T1V 1B3). To send condolences and view Walter`s Tribute Page please visit www.lylereeves.com . Caring for the family is Lyle Reeves Funerals of High River (Craig Snodgrass) 403.652.4242.
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