In memory of
Kenneth Robert DICKIE
DICKIE, Kenneth Robert September 22, 1937 – Lethbridge, Alberta April 15, 2017 – Pincher Creek, Alberta Ken Dickie of Pincher Creek passed away on April 15, 2017 at the age of 79 years surrounded by his family and attended to by the caring staff in "C" Cottage at Vista Village. Ken was born in Lethbridge to Errol and Elizabeth Dickie and the family moved to Calgary when Ken was three. He treasured his summers spent with his cousin Ron on his maternal grandparents' homestead in Wrentham, Alberta. He married Harriett in 1960 and established their home in Pincher Creek in 1962. After completing school in Calgary, Ken began what would be a 30-year career with Shell Canada. Ken retired in 1988 and in his retirement years could be found tending to his horses, driving his truck with a dog in his passenger seat or spending time with his beloved grandchildren. Ken will be dearly missed by his wife of 56 years, Harriett, his children Jeff, Greg (Rhonda), Trevor (Leslie) and Leah, his grandchildren Courtney, Ryan and Meagan and his cousin Ron Townsend. Ken was predeceased by his parents Errol and Elizabeth and his granddaughter Rya. A celebration of life was held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Vertical Church, (1200 Ken Thornton Blvd, Pincher Creek) with Pastor David Goff officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be directed to the Good Samaritans Society – Vista Village, P.O. Box 1510, Pincher Creek, AB T0K 1W0 or to the Alzheimer Society of Alberta & NWT, 308, 14925 – 111 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5M 2P6. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Eden's Funeral Home (403) 627-3131 www.edensfuneralhome.com
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