Posted: June 1st, 2013

MR. CALVIN “CAL” BATEMAN, beloved husband of Mrs. Helene “Babe” Bateman, passed away with his family at his side at The Good Samaritan Society – Prairie Ridge, in Raymond, AB on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at the age of 72 years.
He leaves to mourn his wife Helene “Babe”, children Karen (Greg), Shannon (Rene), Wendy, Calvin, Keli and Cheryl; grandchildren Stevie, Rene Jr. (Alisha), Amanda, Shelby (Justin), Josee, Aidan, Jordane, Ethan, Adam (Kayla), and Zak; great-grandchildren Elijah, Isaiah, Arrieanna, and Grayson.
He will also be fondly remembered by his brother Jerry and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents Del and Mel Bateman and his “Special Angel” granddaughter, Sharla Collier.
Cal was born in the Old Galt Hospital in Lethbridge, AB.
He was in the floor-laying business in both Lethbridge and Nanaimo B.C., installing for 25 years then selling, until his health forced him to retire.
He was a good man with a quick wit, big laugh, big heart, and many stories to tell.
Cal loved his family, children, grandchildren and all children.
Cal fought a hard battle with Alzheimer’s Disease, living in the Home for 2 years and 3 months.
Cal we love you so much, you are the best, and you will be greatly missed.
Babe and family would like to thank the caregivers at the The Good Samaritan Society – Prairie Ridge Home that took such good care of Cal with their kindness, total trust and support. Each one of you are very special to our family, we love you, and no words can express our gratitude.
Cremation will be held at Cornerstone Funeral Home with a Memorial held at a later date.
Honoured to Serve
Cornerstone Funeral Home & Crematorium
2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 7B1
Telephone ~ (403) 381-7777
Fax ~ (403) 381-3128
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5 Condolences for “BATEMAN Calvin”

  1. Sirovyak says:

    Babe and family:
    We are so sorry to hear of Cal’s recent passing. We will always hold fond memories of him… ie: Cal Jr’s head thru the bars at the Miner’s rings a good bell. May you find comfort with family and friends at this sad time and know our thoughts are with you.
    Deepest sympathy
    Clarence Sr., Sam and Jackie

  2. Kelly says:

    I will miss you Dad. Gone but never forgotten, May the Grace of God shine on you. Until we meet again.

  3. Gerry Bateman says:

    My sympathy to the family at this time.
    I will always remember the early years when Cal was a protective and supportive brother towards me following my childhood accident. I will always be grateful and carry these memories always. MAY MY BROTHER REST IN PEACE


  4. TaraLyn Boucher says:

    “The dead can leave us a legacy of happiness if only we have the wisdom to aclaim it”

    I am grateful to have known Cal since childhood on Vancouver Island and remember him fondly as a kind and helpful man from my youth.

    The father of my two favorite ladies Cheryl and Kelly and Brother to one of my closest,( also since childhood), friend in Gerry!

    I send with sincere love and prayers to Cal’s loved ones the hope that your solice will come in your cherished “happier time” memories.

    Rest in peace Cal knowing you will live on in the hearts of all who knew you as we see you in the eyes of your family.


  5. calvin.. says:

    I miss you dad… always thinking of you. You were my hero n the strongest man I knew.. you will always be loved and missed and thaught of with great respect.. you never forgotten and always with us in our hearts..I love you dad.


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