(TED) ED SIMPKINS

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Ted. Ted was born on February 8, 1943 at Vancouver, B.C., went to school in Grand Forks, B.C., and lived the past 15 years at Stoney Plain, Alberta. He was 67 years of age when he passed over on August 31, 2010 at Edmonton Hospital due to health complications.

Ted was preceded in death by his companion of many years, Shirley; his mother May and father, Victor, all of Grand Forks; brothers Pat of Ontario and Bob of Houston.

He is survived by his brother Stewart and his wife Lorraine and their family; and by his sister Rose Taylor and her husband Gordon. He is also survived by extended family and friends, and many fiends in Stoney Plain, Alberta.

A burial service will be held at Evergreen Cemetery at Grand Forks on September 10, 2010, at 2 p.m. Arrangements were handled by Parkland Funeral Services of Stoney Plain, Alberta.