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Lester Whelen

August 5, 1925 - April 8, 2016


On April 8, 2016, Mr. Lester Whelen of Ashmont passed away at the age of 90 years. He is survived by his son, Dale (Betty-Lou); 2 grandchildren, Trevor (Sherol) & Angie (Darren) Pentelichuk; 3 great-grandchildren, Taylor, Dawson & Nikki; 3 step-great-grandchildren, Trenten, Ryley & Josh; numerous nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by his companion of 33 years, Gertie Filgate; daughter, Gail Ward; parents, Bill & Ellen Whelen; brother, Earl Whelen; sisters, Eleanor Lyttle & Dawnie Pike. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 16 at 11:00 a.m. at Ashmont Agriplex, Ashmont with interment in Fork Lake Cemetery, Fork Lake. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.

GRACE GARDENS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1 780-645-2677


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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Sherry & Wayne Fithen
Relation: Friend

Sorry for your lose he will be missed.

From: Patricia Adams ( Duperron)
Relation: Old friend

Dear Dale, Betty Lou, Trevor and Angie,
I was sorry to hear of Lester passing. I liked him a lot back in the day. He was sure a character! A friendly, kind & fun kind of guy!
Sending my thoughts your way.

From: Evelyn and Robert Tillapaugh
Relation: A good friend and neighbor!!

It was very nice to have known you and we will surely miss seeing you potts around your yard. May you rest in piece and be happy !!!

From: Lynda Barber
Relation: Uncle

Dale,Betty Lou and family,
Sorry for your loss, he will be missed by all that knew him

From: Jeannette Desnoyers, Michelle Foster and Declan, Paul Foster
Relation: Friends of family

We’ll all be thinking of you at this time of your loss. Lester was a character, so cherish the good memories. Jeannette

From: Judy Kriaski
Relation: Family Friend

So sorry to hear of Lester’s passing, Lester was the only person I ever heard that could sing exactly like Hank Snow, he had a beautiful voice. My thoughts and prayers are with Dale and his family at this sad time.

Judy & Family

From: Ramona Arnett
Relation: Friend

My thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

From: Larry & Cindy Pentelichuk
Relation: Marriage of Angie & Darren

Very sorry for the loss of your Father, Grandfather, and Great Grandfather, Lester, our thoughts are with you all.

From: Jeannie lewiski
Relation: Friendneighbour

It was very nice knowing you as a neighbour and a friend i will always cheries the memories we had together and all the old back alley convos we had with mom n dad and how you use to spoil my boys. I’m sure gonna miss seeing you around and our old convos. Rip Lester. My prayers and thoughts are with the family,

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
April 16, 2016
Beginning at 11:00am

Ashmont Agriplex

Ashmont, AB Canada

Ashmont, AB Canada

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