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Lawson: Henry
July 26, 1925 ~ Dec. 11, 2018

Henry Lawson of Calgary died peacefully December 11, 2018, at the age of 93 years.

He was predeceased by his wife Eunice, his parents Henry and Elizabeth Morton Lawson, and his siblings Robert, John and Barbara.

Henry is survived by his sister Christina Jack Jones; sons Tim (Lois), Wayne (Barbara) and Robin (Nora); his grandchildren Michael, Jane (Shannon), Lucas, Tessa (Richard), Judith (fiancé Dave) and Kirsten; his great-grandchildren Madilyn, Barbra, Jacob, Brock and Brianna; and several nieces and nephews.

Henry grew up on the family homestead at Edgerton and served in the Canadian Army in World War II. After his return from duty, Henry worked in the Three Hills area. He joined the Alberta Wheat Pool in 1950. During his 34 years of employment, Henry was the elevator manager at Pemukan, Loyalist, Cereal and Indus. Following his retirement from the AWP, Henry worked as a Commissionaire in Calgary for several years.

After Eunice’s passing in 1998, Henry lived independently until 90, enjoying playing bingo and trips to the casino. Until his death, Henry resided at Carewest Colonel Belcher; the family is very grateful for the compassionate care he received from the staff while he was living there. As per Henry’s wishes, there will be no funeral service.

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