Goulet, Laurence Joseph

Laurence Joseph Goulet of Coronation, Ab. passed away on March 23, 2018, at the age of 71 years while in the Coronation Health Care Centre.
Laurence was born in Shaunavon, Sk. on Sept. 15, 1946. He was the fifth child of seven born to Victor and Cecile Goulet. Laurence grew up in Dollard, Sk.
He attended school in Dollard, Shaunavon, North Battleford and Eastend, Sk. Laurence enjoyed playing hockey, baseball and football. He was an avid Edmonton Oilers and Saskatchewan Roughrider fan.
Laurence married Linda McGuire in 1973. Together, they raised three daughters: Monique, Vickey and Lauraine. Shortly after marrying, they moved to Hanna, Ab. where Laurence hauled oil for Koch Oil.
In 1976 the family moved to Coronation, Ab. Laurence operated a trucking business; Goulet Trucking Alta., hauling oil for many years and later cattle and bales. He worked hard but had time for fun too.
Laurence played hockey for the Coronation Old Stock, played slo-pitch, and curled and golfed in Oilmen events. He took his kids to Expo, Disneyland and Disney World and returned to Disneyland with his granddaughters.
Laurence and Linda were also active in the Thoroughbred Racing community across Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Predeceased by his parents Victor and Cecile, youngest brother Charles, brother-in-law Butch, parents-in-law Louis and Luella, and brother-in-law Mike.
Laurence is survived by his wife Linda; daughters: Monique (Wil), Vickey (Joe) and Lauraine (Chris); granddaughters Summer and Breanna; siblings: Gerard (Joyce), Roger (Judy), Jeannine, Raymond (Toni), Florence (Lea); numerous nieces and nephews; other family and friends.
A private family graveside will be held. Linda, Monique (Wil), Vickey (Joe) and Lauraine (Chris) invite all to a gathering of family and friends on Sat. April 14, 2018, in the Coronation Community Hall between the hours of 2 to 5 p.m.
Condolences may be made directly to the Goulet family by visiting www.parkviewfuneralchapels.com
Should friends desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Home Away From Home room at the Coronation Hospital.
Parkview Funeral Chapels & Crematorium are entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements. For further information please call 403-578-3777.

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