Joseph Prosper Francis DURAND


Joseph Prosper Francis

April 9, 1926 – January 23, 2015

It is with great sadness, that we announce Joseph’s sudden passing. Born in Rimbey, Alberta and raised on a farm at Leedale, Joe worked in construction for a number of years, and was employed with the town of Vermillion until his retirement. Joe is survived by his four step-sons, and one step-daughter; Larry (Pat) Malo, Denis (Linda) Malo, Bernie (Bonnie) Malo, Nichole (Robert Berutsen, fifteen step grandchildren, twelve step great-grandchildren, five sister, two brothers; Betty Schritt, Marie Nelson, Celine Baranky, Connie Anderson, Raymond Durand, Louise (Terry) O’Brien, and Charles (Peggy) Durand, and several nieces and nephews. Jospeph was predeceased by his wife Lillian Malo-Durand, and a step son Roger Malo-Durand. A funeral service was held at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church – 5128 – 53rd Street, Lacombe, AB on Thursday, January 29, 2015. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Alberta 10531 Kingsway Ave. Edmonton, AB T5H 4K1 or the charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be made by visiting


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