Allan Carder

Allan Carder

Allan Archibald Carder

It is with heavy hearts we announce the peaceful passing of Allan Carder at the age of 86 years. On Monday, February 7, 2011, surrounded by his family, Al succumbed to heart complications. He was a veteran of 26 years with the Royal Canadian Navy and a lifetime member of the Royal Canadian Legion. He will be remembered for a long time commitment to the Ponoka Anniversary Arms and his service to the Rimoka Housing Foundation , serving on the Board of Directors. A gentleman, husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and dear friend to all, Al will be dearly missed. The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the staff of the surgical unit at Ponoka Hospital and Care Center and Dr. Izak Van der Westhuizen, for their loving care of Al during his time of need. Allan will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 62 years, Ruth; his 3 sons Doug Carder (Sandy), Scot Carder (Jeannie) and Jeff Carder (Tricia); grandchildren Shelli Carder Drozd (Stuart), Mark Carder (Roberta), Leah Carder, Brett Carder, Colleen Carder and Jake Carder; great-grandchildren Everett Drozd and Sophie Carder; and his sister Elsie Meek. A private family Funeral Service is being held and Al’s life will be celebrated by family and friends at the Royal Canadian Legion in Ponoka at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 11, 2011. Donations in memory of Allan are gratefully accepted to the Royal Canadian Legion, Ponoka Branch #66. To express condolences to Allan’s family, please visit

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