Max Eugene Moore, formerly of Bentley,
passed away on August 12, 2005 at the
age of ninety-two. He was born in
Moulton, Iowa on September 29, 1912.
His family emigrated to Canada, arriving
at Gull Lake in 1913.
Max was educated in Alberta, but went back to the U.S. to
work as a telegrapher for two years. He returned to Alberta
and married Agnes Cabelka on June 20, 1939. They farmed
in the Gull Lake area for thirty years.
During this time, Max became a journeyman partsman,
then worked in Red Deer at his new trade. Fifteen years of
their retirement was spent at their new home on Shuswap
Lake before they moved back to Bentley. Max has made
many new friends in the last three years while living in
Lacombe and Sylvan Lake.
Max’s social nature and exceptionally positive attitude
made him an inspiration to his children and grandchildren.
He never declined an invitation from family or
friends, especially if it involved a card game.
He loved to play the harmonica, yodel, strum and sing for
family jam sessions. During his later years he enjoyed
emailing friends and was very proud that he could bank
Max was predeceased by his beloved wife Agnes, in 2001,
his parents Esco and Grace and his sisters Verona and
Mildred. Left to cherish his memory are his children Larry
Moore, Carol (Jim) Tronnes, Harvey (Carol) Moore,
Connie (Gerrit) Van Heeren and Phil (Jane) Moore; his
grandchildren Dean (Anja), Eugene, Dan (Lana), Dawn
(Doug), Chris (Betty), Ray, Steven, Tim, Michael, Kelly
(Wade), Kim, Ross and Jill; and his great grandchildren
Chyanne, Olivia, Taylor, Carter, Ashley, Scott, David,
Jennifer, Amy and Amelia.
He will also be sadly missed by his sisters Dorothy Smith,
Pauline Pollock, Donna Jacque and Nedra (Gerald) Pollock
and Agnes’ siblings Louis Cabelka and Helen Beranek.
A celebration of Max’s life will be held on Thursday, August
18 at 11:00 am at the Bentley Ag Centre with Reverend
Ray Goodship officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made in Max’s memory to the Bentley United
Church. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to
firstname.lastname@example.org- subject heading- Moore.
WILSON’S FUNERAL CHAPEL, serving Central
Alberta with locations in Lacombe and Rimbey in
charge of the arrangements. 403-782-3366 403-843-3388
“A Caring Family, Caring For Families”