AEBLY — Edwin (Ed) Charles Aebly of Jenner passed away in Brooks on Thursday, November 4th, 2004 at the age of 90 years. Born in Alderson, Alberta on August 30th, 1914. Ed received his schooling at the Riverbend School southeast of Jenner. He worked on the family farm until joining the army, fought overseas and returned home in 1945. Upon his retum he married Ethel Davis and they raised 3 children. Ed worked a few odd jobs before returning to the farm where he resided until 1976. After leaving farming Ed took a job as the Jenner Ferry Operator until a bridge went over the Red Deer River ending the need for a ferry. Ed later left Jenner, due to failing health, and his last years were spent at the Brooks Long Term Care. He was predeceased by his wife Ethel, parents, brothers Ernie, Ray, Dan and a sister Florence. Ed is survived by his loving family, children Marg (Wayne), Bill (Marcia) and Eileen (Murray); grandchildren Raymond (Mindy), Spike (Crystal) and Kimberly; brother Alvin (Julie); sister Aletha and numerious nieces and nephews.Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, November 9th from Smith Memorial Chapel. Rev.George Edmonds ofﬁciated. Honorary Pallbearers were all of Ed’s family and friends. Active Pallbearers were Gene Aebly, Don Musgrove, Gordon Musgrove, Randy Pierson, Layton Fulton and Doug Andrus. ln memory of Ed, if friends desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Brooks and District Health Foundation, Long Term Care, Bag 300, Brooks T1R 1B3. Arrangements in care of SMITH FUNERAL HOME. Telephone 362-4636 or (866) 362-4652.
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