Walter Edward Shannon

Walter Edward Shannon

November 21, 1920 – November 10, 2015

“Honest Ed” passed away at Swan Valley Lodge at the age of 94.

Ed was born and raised in Bienfait, SK and was a proud WWII veteran. He was employed as a station agent with CNR for many years before starting a self-employed sales career with many companies over the years including Electrolux, Fuller Brush and Watkins. He finished his sales career with Forney Welding Equipment in Regina, SK before retiring with his wife Evelyn in beautiful Creston, BC. He will forever be remembered for his love of photography and his great sense of humour.

He was a dear and loving father of six children, Lynne (Rod Ekstrom) of Westbank, BC, Janet of Edmonton, AB, Alan of Surrey, BC, Harvey of North Delta, BC, Cathy (Ken Reynolds) of Calgary, AB and Jaime of North Delta, BC. He was a proud grandpa and great-grandpa to 7 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his loving wife Evelyn in 1998.

Ed’s family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to his caregiver, Beth – our angel. Your love, kindness and support meant so much to dad and us, God Bless you. You can rest now Dad, you are at home with Mom.

Funeral services were held at Speers Funeral Home in Regina, SK on Monday, November 16, 2015.

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