Rene Couteret (1924 - 2016)

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Rene Couteret of Barrhead passed away peacefully at the age of 92 years on November 14, 2016, at the Dr. W.R. Keir Barrhead Continuing Care Centre in Barrhead. He is survived by his sons; Greg and Randy Couteret, daughter-in-law Vicky Couteret, daughter and son-in-law Michele (Allan) Sudds, grandchildren; Ben (Laurie) Couteret, Linden (Kyle) Couteret, Daniel (Carolyn) Miller, Steven Miller, Samantha Sudds, great-grandsons; Oliver and Felix Couteret as well as his sister and brother-in-law Joan and Gordon Christenson. Rene was predeceased by his wife, Joan who passed away in March 2012. Rene lived most of his life in Alberta and made his living off of the Alberta coal and energy resources until his retirement which he spent in Summerland, BC and finally in Barrhead, AB. He was a talented individual and this talent showed up in the many hobbies he had and the projects that were undertaken over the years including; wood working, dog sledding, photography and being an amateur radio operator with the call sign VE6AUW for many years, as well as being a member of the Free Masons for over 50 years. Rene was loved and will be missed by his remaining family and friends. Rene was cremated and his remains will be Interred alongside his wife's at the Fox Creek, AB cemetery Columbarium at a later private family gathering. A Memorial luncheon will be held on Friday, December 2, 2016, at 1 p.m. at the Barrhead Seniors Centre, any and all are welcomed to attend. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family by visiting Rose Garden Chapel, Barrhead, AB, 780 674-4644.
Published in The Barrhead Leader on Nov. 29, 2016
Arrangements under the direction of:
Rose Garden Chapel
5326-48 Street | Barrhead, AB T7N1A1 | (780) 674-4644
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