Mr. James (Jim) Edward Varty of Rimbey, Alberta passed away in the Rimbey Hospital & Care Centre Long Term Care area 1 on Thursday October 13, 2016 at the age of 98 years.
Jim is predeceased by his wife Hazel in July, 2007; one grandson Randy Carson; his parents Edna and Herbert Varty; brothers Bert, Bill, Earl; and sisters Alice, Dorothy, Elva and Shirley.
Jim is survived by two daughters, Sharon (Gerry) Carson of Rocky Mountain House, and Faye (Walter) Jensen of Bluffton; and two sons, Marvin (Carolyn) Varty of Rocky Mountain House, and Larry (Elaine) Varty of Rimbey. Jim also leaves to mourn 10 grandchildren and spouses; 18 great-grandchildren; one sister Jeannine of Medicine Hat; two brothers, Bob (Sharon) of Rocky Mountain House, and Donnie of Hussar; and three sisters-in-law.
A Celebration of Jim’s Life was held from the Rimbey United Church on Thursday October 20, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Deborah Laing officiating.
If friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Rimbey United Church, P.O. Box 7, Rimbey, Alberta T0C 2J0 or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family by visiting www.wilsonsfuneralchapel.ca
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