LAING William

Posted: November 14th, 2013

1927 ~ 2013 Mr. William (Bill) Laing of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Doreen Laing, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 4, 2013 at the age of 85 years.

Bill was born in Roseisle, Manitoba on November 14, 1927 to Madge and William Laing. The eldest of a family of seven children and growing up in Medicine Hat, AB, Bill started his work life early, at the age of 16 on the railroad. He eventually moved in to the trades and worked many years in pipe fitting. Although he was a tradesman, his passion was with his Ham Radio and computing hobbies. He enjoyed spending time with his friends and family and his favourite dog Buddy. Besides his loving wife Doreen Laing, Bill is survived by his sons Robin and Shane Laing; his grandchildren Quinn and Zoe; his sisters Jean (Ramsey) and Sylvia (Sailer); brothers Jim and Mervin (Laing); as well as numerous nieces, nephews and their families. Bill was predeceased by his parents Madge and William; his first wife Ivy and his brothers Raymond and John. A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00pm on Friday, November 8, 2013 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4th Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta. Bill will be loved and missed dearly by all those who knew him. Send condolences at

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