TOOKEY, Frederick Charles
September 12, 1930 ~ August 24, 2015
It is with great sadness that we advise of the passing of Frederick Charles Tookey, on August 24, 2015 at the age of 84 years. Fred was born to Fred & Selma Tookey in Edmonton, Alberta on September 12, 1930 and was the oldest of four children (Frederick, Bernice, Ronald & Raymond).
Fred is remembered by his wife, Marjorie Tookey, his children: Dan (Denita) Tookey of Whitecourt, Keith (Sandy) Tookey of Olds, Holly (Don) Dahl of Edmonton, Lorie Courtnage of Edmonton, Debbie (Ben) Shirley of Whitecourt, Wendy (Dennis) Bainbridge of Calgary and numerous grandchildren, great- grandchildren, brothers and sisters-in-law, and nieces and nephews.
Fred was predeceased by his parents Fred & Selma Tookey, his Sister Bernice Shostak and his youngest son Barry Christopher Tookey.
Fred was raised in Edmonton and went to Eastwood High School. In High School Fred was an all-star football player, also a boxer and Alberta Golden Gloves Contender. He was very active in the Church, the Community, Scouting and the Lions Club.
Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, August 29th, 2015 at 1:00 pm at St. Peters Lutheran Church, 5012 51 Avenue, Leduc AB.
Following the service, a celebration of life which includes lunch will be held at LA Crude Rugby/Sports Club, 4205 – 48 Avenue, Leduc, AB.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Peters Lutheran Church (5012 51 Avenue, Leduc, T9E 5L2) or the Alzheimer Society of Alberta & NWT (10531 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5H 4K1)