Oct. 22, 1931 – March 21, 2020
We were saddened to learn of the death of Grant Shuttleworth, 88, of Balzac, Alta. in Calgary’s Colonel Belcher Hospital March 21, 2020.
Grant was born in Calgary on October 22, 1931, and was raised on the family farm at Balzac. He attended Buttes School, and then completed his high school at Mount Royal. After graduation, he took Agriculture Mechanics at SAIT. Grant spent his life farming and raising purebred Charolais cattle in the Balzac area. He enjoyed travelling; visiting many destinations around the world, sharing these experiences with family and friends. He also took pleasure in cheering on the Stampeders and Flames. He was very active in various volunteer organizations,
Grant was a pioneer in the purebred Charolais cattle business. He was a founder of the South Central Alberta Charolais Breeders group 40 years ago. His son Darryl and his family carry on the cattle operation as Charworth Charolais Ltd.
Besides his loving wife Katherine, of 62 years, Grant is survived by his children, Wayne (Sharon), Karen (Dave) Kosa and Darryl (Maria); and seven grandchildren, Russell, Laura, Nicholas, Joel, Amber, Alex, and Rebecca.
Grant was predeceased by his parents, Grant F. Shuttleworth and Ethel (nee Ralston).