Joseph Albert “Ab” Rowland


Joseph Albert “Ab” Rowland passed away on Friday April 1st 2016, in the Leduc Hospital at the age of 88 years surrounded by family.
Ab was born on July 16, 1927 in Leduc to parents Charles and Jane (nee Kerr) Rowland. He was predeceased by his parents; three siblings, Dick, Bill, Mary (McClure); former wife Barb Rowland; and daughter Laurie. Ab was married to Barb Cook and from this union five children were born: Doug (Deb), Jim (Jane), Laurie, Gwen, Pam (Wayne). He had a special affection for his twelve grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
He lived at Mulhurst for over 55 years. He was employed by Texaco and Esso until retirement. He was an active community member and was always willing to lend a helping hand.
He spent the last eighteen years with his partner Joan Stephenson enjoying golf, floor curling, Senior Summer Games and travelling.
As per Ab’s wishes there will not be a funeral service. A private family inurnment will take place at a later date.
Memorial Donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation (11227 Jasper Ave., Suite 202, Edmonton, AB T5K 0L5) or the Alzheimer Society (10531 Kingsway Ave., Edmonton, AB T5H 4K1).

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Larry & Darlene Kobeluck

Sorry to hear of Ab’s passing. He will be missed by all who knew him. A wonderful friend and neighbor. He was a very special man who was always willing to help in our community. Our hearts and prayers are with your family at this time

Larry & Darlene Kobeluck

Terry Komives

So sorry to hear of Ab’s passing. He was a great man and will be missed by all. I have special memories of Ab and I singing numerous duets over the years. We both loved music and I’ll treasure the moments we shared. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Terry Komives

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