Charles Albert Glasier passed away peacefully at the Consort Hospital and Care Centre on Feb. 23 2016 at the age of 87 years 11 months.
Charlie was born in Coronation on Mar. 24, 1928, the oldest child of Fred and Jewel Glasier.
Charlie spent the majority of his life in the Coronation area except for a few short periods in Rocky Mountain House and Lethbridge hauling gravel and Stettler working on the rigs.
He bought his grandfathers (William Glasier) farm in 1949 which he farmed and raised his family on until he retired in the fall of 1990.His grandson David and family now farms the land.
On Feb. 28, 1950 he married Dorothy Banwell of the Lucerne district. They had four children Melvin, Dale, Randy and Shirley. Charlie was a strong and dependable father who supported his children in whatever they chose to do.
When they retired from farming they bought an acreage at Federal with a large yard which brought them many hours of work and enjoyment.
Charlie and Dorothy enjoyed camping and fishing with their children and grandchildren when they were younger and later had many memorable trips with various friends and family. They also enjoyed trips to eastern Canada, United States and Europe.
In 2009 they sold the acreage and bought a condo in Coronation. In Dec. 2012 they were admitted to hospital due to failing health and moved to Consort Hospital and Care Center on Feb. 1, 2013 where Charlie passed away. Dorothy still resides there.
Charlie is survived by his loving wife of almost 66 years Dorothy, sons Melvin (Margie), Dale, Randy (Audrey) and daughter Shirley(Jim) Rush. Sister Florence (Nester) Shuchuk, brothers Ken (Jean), Wayne (Connie). Also 12 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family.
At Charlie’s request, there will be no funeral service. A family interment will be held at a later date.
Parkview Funeral Chapels and Crematorium is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to Coronation Cemetery, STARS or a charity of your choice
The family would like to thank everyone for their expressions of sympathy and donations also thanks to Parkview Funeral Chapels for their care and compassion at this time.