Alquire, Garnet

ALQUIRE – Garnet (Shorty) Alguire of Brooks, Alberta died in the Brooks Health Centre on June 5, 1990 at the age of 80 years.

He was born at Morrisberg, Pigeon Island, Ontario and worked in the coal mines in  the Drumheller district and later as a section man for the CPR. He moved to Calgary and was employed as a custodian for the RockyView GeneralHospital until retiring to Airdrie where he resided for 13 years. He moved to Brooks in 1988 to reside in the Brooks Nursing Home.

He was a member of the Airdrie Royal Canadian Legion.

Surviving are his son, Dave and his wife Mary and their sons, Ken and Kevin all of Brooks.

Graveside service was held at the Queen’s ParkCemetery in Calgary on Friday, June 8 at 1:30 p.m. with the Reverend Loren Weber officiating.

Arrangements in care of Smith Funeral Home.

Brooks Bulletin  June 13, 1990    Roll 49   Image  965