Just minutes past midnight on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, Donald “Don” Gregor passed away at Drayton Valley Hospital and Care Centre at the age of 81 years.
Don was born in Elk Point, Alberta to Janet and Rudoph, and was raised amongst five siblings. In 1952, Don made the move to the Drayton Valley area, where he would meet and marry the love of his life, Janet, and provide for their beautiful family while working in the oilfield as a Rig Hand.
Don will forever be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by his adoring wife of 57 years, Janet; children, Lee Gregor (Dayle Gutenberg), Kelly (David) Forster and Kim (Les) Ollenberg; grandchildren, Melissa Ollenberg, Cody Ollenberg (Kayla McGurk) Ollenberg and Kyle Ollenberg; great-grandchildren, Kinsleigh and Kennedy Ollenberg; sister, Janet Dolan, as well as by several extended family and many, many long-time family friends.
Don was predeceased by his parents, Janet and Rudolph; brothers, James and George and sisters, Alice and Jessie.
Don’s family would like to express their immense gratitude to all who took such wonderful care of him during his illness – Dr. Froud and Dr. Van Dyk, all of the nursing staff in Emergency and Acute Care at Drayton Valley Hospital, the wonderful ladies from Home Care and Emergency Health Services for their prompt, compassionate and comforting care.
A Memorial Service will be held at The Max Center (Frank Maddock High School), 4801 43 Street, Drayton Valley, Alberta on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.
If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made directly to STARS, 1441 Aviation Park NE, Box 570, Calgary, Alberta T2E 8M7 or to Warming Hearts, 5008 45 Street, Drayton Valley, Alberta T7A 1C1.