BEGG, Sheldon Walter
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January 4, 1922 - December 15, 2012
Shelly passed away just before his 91st birthday, surrounded by loved ones at the Foothills Country Hospice in Okotoks. A lifelong Calgarian, he was born in Calgary to Gordon and Bernice, the third of five children. Shelly served overseas for five years in WWII with the Royal Canadian Signals. He worked for over 30 years with Palm Dairies and became an avid golfer in his golden years. He was quite a snowbird, enjoying the warm winter weather in Arizona. Taking his four legged friend, Emily, for long walks was one of his greatest pleasures. Shelly is survived by his loving wife Anne (Kohler Moore); children, Dianne Lloyd (Norman) and Douglas Begg (Debra); grandchildren, Shannon Lloyd, Karen Lloyd and Tyler Begg; step-children, Heather Griffiths (Russell), Wendy Lutz,
Rod Moore (Danae), and Carlene Winters (Eli); step-grandchildren, Kyle Martsinkiw, Kimberly Forrester, Jennifer Ward, Erin Goncalves, Adam Lutz, Clayton Moore, Chelsea Moore and Kevin Winters; and
his eleven great-grandchildren. He will also
be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. Shelly was predeceased by his parents; first wife Hazel (Cassady); brother Stuart; and sisters, Maddy, Helen and Carole. A Celebration of Shelly's Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S, Chapel of the
Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Foothills Country Hospice Society (PO Box 274, Okotoks, AB, T1S 1A5). In living memory of Sheldon Begg, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park.
McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes - Chapel of the Bells
2720 Centre Street North
Calgary, AB T2E 2V6
Published in The Calgary Herald from Dec. 21 to Dec. 22, 2012