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John “Allan” Shoebotham

SHOEBOTHAM, John “Allan” - April 14, 1923 - January 19, 2018 Allan Shoebotham passed away at the Strathmore Hospital on January 19, 2018 at the age of 94 years. He was the loving father of Janice Jensen (Jackie) of Standard, AB and will also be dearly missed by his three grandchildren: Chris Jensen (Jennifer), Evie Willox (Chad), Elaina Geeraert (Curtis) and his nine great grandchildren. He was predeceased by: Evelyn (wife) in 1958, Tallie (uncle) in 1978 and Nellie (mother) in 1981. Allan was an avid horseman all his life. In his younger years he won all-around best rider in Calgary. In his later years he competed in team cattle penning. Allan farmed at Valleyfield, Airdrie, Carstairs and Delacour. He loved the farm and ranch life and his variety of animals. The family would like to express gratitude to the many nurses, doctors and caregivers at Sagewood Age Care Facility as well as the Strathmore Hospital. A Funeral Service was held at MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME (1605-100 Street SE, Calgary) on January 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm with Viewing one hour prior to Service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Strathmore District Health Foundation. To express condolences, please visit:
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