Cogland, Victor Dennis

COGLAND – Victor Dennis Cogland  died in the Brooks Health  Centre on June 1, 1982 at the age of 97 years.  He was born at Bath, On­tario and came west in 1903

and was employed on a surveying crew out of , Calgary surveying the Red  Deer River.

He resided in Calgary and , Bassano before returning to  Ontario in the fall of 1903. He  moved back to Calgary in 1904 and was employed by  the Western Irrigation District and later returned east in 1906 moved to Idaho and worked as a miner and forest ranger.

He moved to Lethbridge in 1908 and homesteaded at Coutts until homesteading  north of Fort St. John in­, 1931. He also worked as a  grain buyer and built grain  elevators in various locations. He moved to Millicent  in 1937 where he farmed until retiring to Brooks in 1949  where he has resided since.  Funeral service was held on Monday, June 7 at 2:00 . p.m., in Smith Memorial, Chapel with the Rev. C.W. Hutton officiating. Interment  followed in   Brooks Cemetery.

Pallbearers were John Bell, Roy Wright, Martin Nielson, Chris Bruun, Ron Wilkie and Elhart Petersen.

Smith Funeral Home was. in charge of the arrangements.