Aebly, Edwin Charles

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.

Brooks Bulletin  November 09, 2004    Roll  67   Image  1807