We are saddened to announce the passing of our wonderful father, grandfather and friend; Mr. Calvin Cecil Durant passed away at Drayton Valley Hospital and Care Centre on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the age of 94 years.
He will be lovingly remembered by children, Wayne (Sheila) Hanna, Marilyn (Bill) Kennedy, Darlene (Val) Carnahan, Cecile (Alain) Caron and Sandra (Darren) Urkevich; grandchildren, Lori-Lee, Carla, Lona, Jaime, Kyle, Kelly, Keri, Kristina and Chad; several great-grandchildren; sister, Geneva Patten, and many extended family and life-long family friends.
Calvin was predeceased by his loving wife, Joan; grandson, Rodney Urkevich, parents and 5 siblings.
A Service of Remembrance in honour of Calvin will be held at Calvary Baptist Church, 4401 50 Avenue, Drayton Valley, Alberta on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
Interment will take place at Siegel Hill Cemetery at a later date.
Calvin’s family is extremely grateful to Dr. Ryan White and all of the staff at Drayton Valley Hospital for their exceptional care of their dad during his 4 month stay.
For those who wish to do so, memorial contributions in Calvin’s name may be made directly to the Drayton Valley Warming Hearts Society, 5008 45 Street, Drayton Valley, Alberta T7A 1C1.