John Couch

August 3, 1929November 14, 2012

John K Couch, born in Swansea, Wales, passed away peacefully on November 14, 2012 at the age 83. He is survived by his sons, Douglas (Kristen) and Andrew (Alina), his grandchildren Jacey, Matthew, Keanna, and Cayley as well as his nephew Fergus Forbes of Zambia. He is predeceased by his sister Janet from Zimbabwe. John was an avid hunter and outdoorsman. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends but not by the wild game of southern Alberta.

A Celebration of John’s life will be held at 1:00 pm on November 25th, 2012 at 2237 - 24A Street SW, Calgary.


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November 24, 2012

Douglas and Andrew and family. Please accept out sincere condolences for the loss of your Dad. We enjoyed John's company on many occassions and he was a great friend and neighbour. Lots of good memories go with these sentiments. From Joan and Jerry Hrncirik and family.

November 24, 2012

Douglas and Andrew and Family, we are so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. We have so many great memories being a good friend and neighbour, Lobster and goose parties, and repairing John's hunting outfits. For the repairs, John would bring a bottle of scotch, I would do the sewing and He and Jerry would do the Scotch. He would raid my garden of spinach when his Oysters arrived from the East and we would have a feast. A truly unforgetable character. Will miss you. Joan and Jerry Hrncirik and family.

The Hiebert Family

November 21, 2012

Dear Doug, Kristen, Jacey, Matthew and family. We are so sorry for your loss, hope you soon find some comfort in fond memories. Thinking of you with sincere sympathy.

Reney & family

November 21, 2012

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

Bebe Webb

November 20, 2012

We will realy miss you JohnI have wonderfull memories the stories you havbe told me and drinking a bottle of wine with you after shopping I will treasur your memory always

Theresa Cassidy

November 19, 2012

I am greatful for the time I got to spend hanging out with John, listening to stories of his life's adventures as we'd share in a glass of harveys bristol cream. He'd always give me a hard time if i thought of leaving before the soldier was dead. I remember one Christmas in particular where we exchanged gifts and, as it turned out, we gave each other a bottle of Harvey's. I shall always think of John and the time we shared whenever I partake in a glass of sherry. Very fond memories.

Condolences and deepest sympathies to the family.

Tish Cassidy (Bebe and Brian's daughter)

Carl Powell

November 19, 2012

We have fond memories of John and his professionalism when he arranged Canadair Flextrac's overseas shipments. I had the pleasure of attending his famous lobster parties that he hosted in style. I called him a couple of times at his home in Tilley and regret not making the time to visit him there.

Our deepest sympathies to the family,

Betty & Carl Powell

November 18, 2012

Thinking of you at this time - Love Tony, Judy, Shannon & Grama xo

November 18, 2012

Hello Douglas and Andrew and families. I really enjoyed meeting your Dad when I was invited to your house, Andrew, and he was there.
Rose Gruber