TILL, Charles James

Charlie passed away peacefully with his family at his side in the Strathmore Hospital on Feb. 27, 2017. Charlie was in his 80th year. He leaves behind his wife Sharon (nee Kearns); his children Lana (Don) Shearer, Jim (Carol) Till, Brenda (Rob) Evans, Michelle (Darren) Hiller, and David (Janey) Till; his sister Shirley (Jess) Chizik; 10 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews as well as his precious fur baby companion Ginger. He was predeceased by his first wife Frances (Spasoff) Till; his parents Jim and Clara; and his brother Tom. Charlie was born in Rosebud, Alberta on May 14, 1937. Charlie and his family moved to the present family farm north of Gleichen when he was 5, where he resided until his passing. Charlie’s golden years were spent at Lake Koocanusa where he enjoyed fishing, watching all the beautiful birds that reside there and visiting with family and friends where his friends became family. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 3, 2017 at Strathmore Alliance Church (Strathmore, AB) at 1:00 p.m. Lunch to follow.  In lieu of flowers donations can be made directly to the Wheatland and Area Hospice Society (Box 2154, Strathmore, AB, T1P 1K2). To send condolences, please click the link below or email directly to condolences@wheatlandfuneralhome.ca.

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