Selwyn Williams

Selwyn Williams

Selwyn Trafado Williams

Mr. Selwyn Williams passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 1st at the Alpine Summit Senior’s Lodge in Jasper at the age of 94. Selwyn was born in Tonypandy, South Wales in 1920 to Edwin and Maggie Williams. He was married to Betty Jenkins of Ponoka for 63 years who predeceased him in 2007. He is survived by sons Gwyn (Rita) and David; grandsons Dustin (Melissa), John-David, Todd (April) and granddaughter Lena (Samuel); great-granddaughters Caleigh and Abigail and great-grandson Aidan. Selwyn served with the RAF during WWII initially at the Air Training Base at Penhold, Alberta then Number 3 Fighter Squadron in Europe. Following the war he enlisted with the RCAF and served at bases across Canada including Namao, Saskatoon, Camp Borden and Rockcliffe until retired in 1970. He and Betty then returned to Ponoka and comfortably lived out their retirement years. A Funeral Service will be held at the Ponoka Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 5th with the Interment Service following at the Forest Home Cemetery. To express condolences to Selwyn’s family, please visit

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