Obituary for Ian Blachford
Ian was a longtime resident of Pincher Creek. He worked with Plains Western Gas and Electric Company in Pincher Creek and several locations across Alberta. He was a volunteer fireman across Alberta for the last 42-plus years.
Ian was born in Colonsay, Sask., on Jan. 20, 1932. He met his wife, Barbara (Harrison), in Hardisty while working with the Highways Department. They married on May 7, 1955, and were married for 65 years.
Ian is survived by his three sons, Reg (Lynette), Robert (Peggy) and Rodney (Lisa); along with his grandchildren, Megan (Christopher), Mathew, Brandon, Katherine, John, Ian and Jacob; and great-grandchildren Gabriel, Emerson, Royce and Brody.
Ian is survived by his family: Laurie (Irene), Cameron (Dongyan), Bruce (Marlene) and Patricia (Keith).
He was predeceased by his parents, and sisters Berne and Joan.
Flowers and donations can be made to Vista Village, PO Box 1510, Pincher Creek, AB, T0K 1W0; Alberta Cancer Foundation, 10123 99th St.
N.W. #710, Edmonton, AB, T5J 3H1; or Muscular Dystrophy Association, 16812 114th Ave. N.W., Suite 100, Edmonton, AB, T5M 3S2.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Eden’s Funeral Home
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