1927 ~ MINOR ~ 2013

Posted: January 16th, 2013

It is with heavy hearts the family of Theodore “Dode” Minor announces his passing on Sunday, January 13th, 2013 at the age of 86 years. Dode leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 59 years, Doris of Medicine Hat; his only son, Donald of Medicine Hat; his chosen family: daughter, Heather Clarke; grandchildren, Devon Felesky and Adam (Dayna) Felesky; and great-granddaughters, Kait and Faith who brought that special twinkle to his eye with each and every visit. Dode was born and raised in Abbey, Saskatchewan. His love for farming and ranching started at an early age. Throughout Dode’s life he owned land and shared his knowledge and passion for farming and ranching by working with others. His passion for the countryside was evident even after his retirement, as he made many trips back out to the country.
God needed one more cowboy
And he felt you’d fit right in…
So he softly whispered to you
“Saddle up, my friend, let’s ride”.
A Graveside Service will be held at SAAMIS PRAIRIE VIEW CEMETERY, 5160 Gershaw Drive SW, on Friday, January 18th, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the graveside at 11:45 a.m. A Come and Go Celebration of Dode’s Life will be held at WHISKEY CREEK DINER, 937 – 13th Street SW, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Memorial gifts in Dode’s memory may be made to the SPCA, 55 Southwest Drive SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 8E8. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or www.gonebutnotforgotten.ca or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Dode Minor. Radio funeral announcement can be heard on Thursday around 12:35 p.m. on 93.7 Praise FM. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATORIUM, “The Chapel in the Park”, locally owned and directed. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone (403)528-2599

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  1. allana and family says:

    sorry about your dad don sending u a hug!!

  2. dwayne thompson says:

    Doris and Donald.

    So sorry to hear fo Dodes’ passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Dwayne and Joyce Thompson

  3. Maggie Simon says:

    Tim and family,
    I am very sorry to hear of the passing of your father. I also lost my Da this week and can attest that it is the greatest pain/loss of my life thus far. Hearing from friends/acquaintances seemed to lift my spritis a bit, so I hope that knowing I am thinking of you will do the same for you. Always Maggie Simon (nee McCulloch- Juliet’s roomy)

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