Douglas BRISTOW

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Douglas Arthur Bristow
Aged 83 years of Moose Jaw, SK, passed away on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at the Moose Jaw Union Hospital. He was predeceased by his parents, Thomas and Lillian Bristow; brother, Leslie; and sister, Lorna. Doug was born in Kincaid on March 17, 1931. He attended Hazenmore School and Campion College in Regina and then completed teacher's college in Moose Jaw. He taught school in Lafleche, Meyronne, Edmonton and Drayton Valley. Doug met Joyce Jensen in 1960 and they were married on June 19, 1961. Doug taught at Kincaid High School from 1961 to 1970. During their time in Kincaid, son Murray and daughter Carolyn were born. Doug and Joyce moved to Moose Jaw in 1969 where he taught school at Prince Arthur, Queen Elizabeth, and finally Westmount schools. In 1975, Doug started farming with his brother, Earl. They farmed together until he retired in 1999. Doug loved music, spending time with family, and serving God through the Gideons. Doug is survived by his wife, Joyce; son, Murray (Robin) Bristow of Regina; daughter, Carolyn (Jeff) Talley of Louisville, KY; and brother, Earl. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. in Moose Jaw Alliance Church at the corner of 9th Avenue NW and Thatcher Drive. Pastor Doug Russell will officiate and Interment will take place at Sunset Cemetery following the time of fellowship. Donations in memory of Doug may be made to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 3619 Stn Main, Guelph, ON N1H 9Z9. Arrangements are entrusted to Moose Jaw Funeral Home, 268 Mulberry Lane. Gary McDowell, Funeral Director 306-693-4550 www.moosejawfuneralhome.com

Published in The Regina Leader-Post on Aug. 7, 2014
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