Passed away suddenly at Grey Nuns Hospital in Edmonton
on March 25, 2005.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years,
Margaret; four sons, Ernest (Carole) of Olds, Alberta, Edward of Edmonton,
Frederick (Jane) of Edmonton, Howard (Linda) of Nelson, BC; and six
grandchildren, Carl, Sharon (Kevin), Eric (Adria), David, Warren and
Karyn. He is also survived by his sister, Harriet Watson of Edmonton and
numerous nieces and nephews. His parents, brothers Carl and Hugo, and
sisters Lilian and Clara, predeceased him.
Warren was born in Ottawa, Ontario February 6, 1916 and
grew up in Archerwill, Saskatchewan and Vancouver (Lynn Valley), British
He became a radio telegrapher and
worked as Radio Officer aboard the West Coast tug, ST Faith. In 1940, he
joined the federal Department of Transport. He worked as a radio operator
at Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, as part of the Northwest Staging Route
initiative for the duration of World War II. He moved to Edmonton with his
family in 1949, again to work as a radio operator, eventually becoming the
Operations Supervisor for telecommunications for western Canada. He
retired in 1972.
In 1980, he and Margaret moved to Summerland, BC where
he actively enjoyed pursuing his hobbies of Ham Radio Painting and golf.
In 1997, Warren and Margaret moved back to Edmonton to be close to his
family. A private family service is planned. In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to the Alberta Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of
your choice. 73.
Source: The Edmonton Journal