Mr. John Clifford Monteith of Breton, Alberta passed away in the Breton Continuing Care Centre on Wednesday December 14, 2011, at the age of 86 years.
Born in Rimbey, Alberta on June 3, 1925, Cliff was predeceased by his wife, Judeth, his parents, John and Venice Monteith and a sister, Viley Nikirk.
Cliff is survived by four sons; Dwain (Pat) Monteith of Breton, Alberta, Tim (Deb) Monteith of Kelowna, British Columbia, Terry (Val) Monteith of Whitehorse, Yukon, David (Cely) Monteith of Carvel, Alberta, two daughters; Ann (Dorda) Landry of California, and Aileen (Wes) Poffenroth of North Battleford, Saskatchewan. Cliff also leaves to mourn one sister, Gay Grundy of Rimbey, one brother, Virgil Monteith of Red Deer and seventeen grandchildren, thirty-one great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
Funeral services were held at the Rimbey United Church on Tuesday December 20, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Deborah Laing officiating. Interment of Cliff’s cremated remains followed in the West Haven Cemetery.
If friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Drayton Valley & District Health Foundation and identify the Breton Continuing Care Patient Comfort Fund at 4550 Madsen Avenue, Drayton Valley, Alberta T7A 1N8.
Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family by visiting
WILSON’S FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM
serving Central Alberta with locations in Rimbey and Lacombe
in charge of the arrangements.
Phone: (403) 843-3388 or (403) 782-3366.
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