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Eldon Doerksen Toews
Eldon Doerksen Toews

January 20, 1933 - November 22, 2017
Born in Santana, Kansas, USA
Resided in Calgary, AB


It is with great sadness we announce that Eldon Doerksen Toews passed away on November 22, 2017 at the age of 84 years. He is lovingly remembered by his three children; LaDonna Toews-Damude (Stewart), Geraldine deVries (Paul) and Eldon Toews Jr. (Julie), all of Calgary. His five grandchildren; Griffin, Danielle, Samantha, Ethan, Ryan as well as his great granddaughter, Katia, will miss their Grandpa, who always had a joke and a smile for them. Eldon also leaves behind 2 sisters, Emelyn and Norma and 2 brothers, Al and Gerard. He was predeceased by his dear wife of 38 years, Kathleen Joyce Toews, 2 brothers, Bill and Don and his parents, Marie and Isaac Toews. Eldon was born in Santana, Kansas, grew up in Steinbach, Manitoba and settled in Calgary. He was a good-hearted man who worked hard his whole life to provide for his family. He was a bit of character who loved to joke with everyone and kept his sense of humour right to the end. A private gathering will be held to celebrate Eldon's life. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: The Brenda Strafford Foundation, 4628 Montgomery Blvd. NW, Calgary, Alberta T3B 0K7.




Funeral Home
Pierson's Forest Lawn Chapel
4121 - 17 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB Canada T2A 0T1


The Brenda Strafford Foundation Ltd
4628 Montgomery Blvd. NW
Calgary, AB T3B 0K7
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to The Brenda Strafford Foundation Ltd 4628 Montgomery Blvd. NW Calgary, AB T3B OK7
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