She was born at Kindersley, Saskatchewan on June 3, 1926 and resided there until 1964 at which time she moved to Bentley with her husband and three children, for the green grass to raise their Charolais cattle. Doris never lost her love of the prairies. Blessing us with her kindness and generosity, the door was always open and the home fires were always burning.
She loved her donkeys, birds, musical shows, taking her grandchildren on excursions and was always the family historian. Doris will be truly missed by a family that loved and cherished her and by a community that she enthusiastically embraced.
She is survived by her sister Joan McKenzie of Trail, B.C.; her three children, Frances (Dean) Francis of Empress, Ab., Velvet (Ken) Morris of Wainwright, Ab., and Jesse (Kathy) Bargholz of Lacombe, Ab; 10 grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her mother and father, husband Ken, sister Marjorie, brother-in-law Don, and grandson Brad.
A special thank you goes out to Dr. Donnelly, the nurses in the I.C.U. and Unit 22 for the superior care given to Doris while she was in the Red Deer Regional Hospital and daughter-in-law Kathy Bargholz who nursed her throughout the last three months.
A funeral service was held at the Bentley Ag. Center, Bentley, AB. On Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 2 p.m. Cremation entrusted to Wilson’s Crematorium. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bentley Museum Society in memory of Doris Bargholz. Expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.wilsonsfuneralchapel.ca
Wilson’s Funeral Chapel & Crematorium of Lacombe and Rimbey in charge of the arrangements. 403-782-3366 403-843-3388 “A Caring Family, Caring For Families”