BUGLER, Carl Alexander

It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of Carl Alexander Bugler on the morning of January 4, 2021.

A man who wore many hats over the years, he was a husband, a father, a grandfather, a son, a brother, a friend; a business owner, a trucker, a toastmaster, a sailor, an avid reader, a horse trainer, a taxi driver, and more; but the roles he cherished most were those of husband to Evelyn (nee Wedman) and “Donkey” to his grandchildren.

Carl was born and raised in St. John’s, Newfoundland, the eldest son of his parents Clayton and Helen (nee Stanford).  His childhood was rich with memories as he ran all over town to climb trees, fish in ponds, eat wild blueberries, go sledding, skate on Quidi Vidi Lake, and maybe make a bit of trouble if trouble didn’t find him first.  Although he left home at 16 to make his way west, Newfoundland was always the place he called home.  He met Evelyn and in 1984, his wandering soul became anchored by hers forever.

On his many journeys throughout the years, this newfie and the prairie girl he loved raised two children, Clayton and Brittney.  He created cherished experiences throughout the years.  Like the summer he and Clayton worked on his new sailboat in Nantucket; or the many road trips he took with Brittney where they spent hours philosophizing.  His granddaughter Lena remembers holding his hand while going for walks in the sunshine.  His grandson Nigel always knew where to go if he wanted a smartie.  Little Miles may not remember seeing him, but his love for playing outdoors is a clear legacy of his Donkey.

Carl is survived by his dear wife of 36 years Evelyn, their children Clayton (Kelsey Saiko), Brittney (Kyle) Pederson, and grandchildren Nigel, Lena and Miles; his loving mother Helen and his siblings Beverly (Barry) Moore, David (Connie), George (Carla), Sherry Avery (Whim Smolders), Wendy (Ken) Munroe, and Michael; and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

He is predeceased by his father Clayton, sister Linda, and other extended family members.

The family will not be holding a funeral service.  In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation can be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, or a charity of your choice.  A special thank you to Ev’s family for their years of support and care.

We would also like to thank the outstanding emergency room team at the Leduc Community Hospital for their empathetic and respectful treatment.

Serenity Funeral Service Leduc 780-980-3688

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Barb & Orville Bienert

Eve we were so sorry to hear of Carl’s passing. He was such a colorful character who lived life by his own terms and will be missed by all who knew him. Rod and Jody join us in sending our deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Mike & Sharon Sheptak

Ev
We are saddened to hear of Carl’s passing. Our thoughts and prayer are with you and your family at this time. May his memory be eternal.

Ken & Fatima (Tilley) Richards

Sincere condolences to Carl’s family during this difficult time. Hold tight to all your wonderful memories & may they sustain you in the days ahead.

David and Donna Perry

Dave, and the entire Bugler and extended families. We are shocked and saddened to learn of Carl’s passing. We’ve had many laughs in the past. Please know that you’re in our thoughts and prayers. God bless , take care.

James and Dianna Somerton Kitchener On

Sorry to hear about Carls’ passing. We all hung around baack in the early 70’s in east end of St. John’s. Carl lived on Forest Rd at the time along with several other friends from their. As we all got older, we all found different paths, jobs, etc. He’ll be missed. I wish his family and friends well . God Bless.

Brian and Glenna Bara

Our sincere condolences to you and your family Ev. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Shelley Hanson

Dear Evie and family,
We are so sorry to hear of Carl’s passing. We want to extend our deepest sympathies to all of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Hugs and love from all of us.
Stu & Lorraine Custance
Skinner, Shelley, Alanna & Robin Hanson

Donna Gagnon

Ev and Family! So very sorry to hear of your great loss! Carl will always be fondly remembered by us for his big smile, quick wit and friendship! Big hugs to you and your family and may your memories serve as comfort! Lots of Love, Pierre and Donna Gagnon
(Would love to visit when able to do so)

Glen King

Evelyn, Dave, George, Sherry and families : Heartfelt condolences on the passing of Carl. Today and always, may the funny, silly and wacky memories from days gone by bring you peace, comfort and strength with a big smile on your face. RIP Carl. Take Care…… Glen & Tracy

Lori (nee Miller) Hutchings

So very sorry for your loss Ev & family….I remember Carl always being so friendly & with a big smile on his face. Thinking of you at this sad time.

Linda Crawford

This obituary is a wonder tribute to Carl. I have not met Carl but now I feel that I know a bit of who he was and why he is so important to Brittney & Kyle, the grandchildren and many others. His loss is deeply felt.

Darroch Quinn

Sincere condolences Ev. I knew Carl from our business relationships in Edmonton and his family in St. John’s. We grew up near his family home on Maunders Lane.

Dan & Anita Borys

Ev & Family,
We are saddened to hear of the loss of your husband, father, grandfather. In the days ahead, may your heartache evolve to cherished memories.

Cristie Topin

My deepest condolences for you Eve and family at this time .
Carl was a great man and will be missed by many.
Cristie

Bob & Kathy Lemishka

We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Carl. May your memories give you and your family comfort.

Jerry & Laurel Pasternak

Our sympathy to Ev and family. Carl was fun to be around and the everyone at AC knew him as being dependable and friendly.

Jerry & Geri Spilak

Ev & family;

Our sincere condolences at the loss of Carl. May your memories of better days help ease the pain of your loss. Hugs and best wishes.

Jerry & Geri

Carol Anne Dean

My deepest condolences to Carl’s family and friends. Wishing you peace and comfort during this difficult time.

Kathy Neiman

Ev and family, we are so saddened to hear about your loss of Carl. Please know that we are thinking about you and wish you comfort and peace.

Kathy Neiman
Dennis and Audrey Neiman

phillip pawlyk

Ev I am expressing my deepest condolences to you and your family for your loss . gonna miss all the good times on the ball field. take care Ev.

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