Ogden, Gordon Thomas January 29, 1930 – December 22, 2014
Gordon Ogden passed away on Monday, December 22, 2014 at the age of 84 years. Gordon will be dearly missed by his wife Elizabeth “Betty”; their seven children Valerie Stevenson (Craig), Veronica Clay (John), Janie Walton (Greg), Connie Adams (Gary), Barbara Blumell (John – deceased), Ramona Price (Richard) and Donald Ogden; 26 grandchildren and 52 great-grandchildren. Gordon was the oldest of ten children born to Tom and Della Ogden of Stirling, Alberta. Throughout his life, Gordon was very charismatic and enjoyed a great sense of humour. He possessed an extraordinary ability to make one and all feel welcome. Gordon had a joke and a smile for everyone he met. He was well loved and made many lifelong friends. Gordon and Betty have always been proud parents and close to their children. It has been an honour and a privilege for their children to be continuously by their dad’s side caring for him this past month. Gordon is also survived by his siblings Wendall Ogden (Esther), Darla Fairbanks, Anita Stockton (Jack), Karen Buzunis (Con) and Sandra Snider (Grant) and many other relatives and friends. Gordon was predeceased by brothers Grant, Blair, Dwight and Arland. A Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – Bow Valley Chapel (2526 – 24 Avenue NW, Calgary) on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 11:00 am, with a viewing at 10:00 am.