George Archibald

George Archibald

In Loving Memory of

George Archibald

April 17, 1923 – July 25, 2015

George Archibald was born at the family home in the Wolfville District west of Ponoka and passed away in Ponoka at the age of ninety-two years. George and Viola Beranek were married in Ponoka on January 4, 1943 and celebrated their sixty-first anniversary before Viola passed away on July 6, 2004. George and Viola resided for fifty-seven years on the family farm they built together before retiring to Ponoka in 2000. George was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He will be remembered with the loving memories each of us carries in our heart. George is survived by their four children, son Norman (June) Archibald of Red Deer; daughters Heather Clovechok of Wolfville, Beverly (Ron) Bray of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and Cathy (Bruce) Rowland of Calgary; eleven grandchildren, Shane (Shelley) Archibald of Ponoka, Kim Grove of Red Deer, Mark Clovechok of Ponoka, Kari (Rolf) Feldberg of Ponoka, Jodi Clovechok of Red Deer, Sean Clovechok of Edmonton, Lane Clovechok of Rimbey, Marla (Dan) Bjorkman of Coweta, Oklahoma, Jared Bray of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Taylor and Tanner Rowland both of Calgary; seven great-grandchildren, Courtney Archibald of Olds, Ceyana Archibald of Toronto, Brenan Grove of Red Deer, Brittney and Jessica Feldberg both of Ponoka and Ethan and Jacob Bjorkman both of Coweta, Oklahoma. George is also survived by his three sisters, Marion Hoar of Ponoka, Lita (Alan) Reid of Cremona, Rita (Gerry) Kemp of Innisfail; and many nieces , nephews and cousins. George was predeceased by his parents Judson and Christina, his brother John and his sisters Margaret and Mary in infancy and Jean Tiltgen; brothers-in-law John Tiltgen and Leslie Hoar; and son-in-law Ross Clovechok. A celebration of George’s life will be held on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the Ponoka Funeral Home 5115 50th Avenue. He will be laid to rest at the Gull Lake Cemetery. Memorial donations are gratefully accepted to the Ponoka Wheelchair Van Society or S.T.A.R.S. To express condolences to George’s family, please visit www.womboldfuneralhomes.com


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