Celebration of Life – Rene Couteret

| November 24, 2016
Rene Couteret - July 4, 1924 - November 14, 2016

Rene Couteret – July 4, 1924 – November 14, 2016

Rene Couteret of Barrhead passed away peacefully at the age of 92 years on November 14/2016 at the Dr.W.R.Keir Barrhead Continuing Care Centre in Barrhead.

He is survived by his sons, Greg and Randy Couteret, Daughter in law Vicky Couteret, Daughter and Son in Law Michele Sudds and Allan Sudds, Grandchildren Ben (Laurie) Couteret, Linden (Kyle) Couteret, Daniel (Carolyn) Miller, Steven Miller, Samantha Sudds, Great grandsons Oliver and Felix Couteret as well as his sister and brother in law Joan and Gordon Christenson.

He was predeceased by his wife Joan Couteret, who passed away in March 2012.

Rene lived most of his life in Alberta and made his living off of the Alberta coal and energy resources until his retirement which he spent in Summerland, B.C and finally in Barrhead, Alberta.

He was a talented individual and this talent showed up in the many hobbies he had and the projects that were undertaken over the years including, wood working, dog sledding, photography, and being an amateur radio operator with the call sign VE6AUW for many years, as well as being a member of the Freemasons for over 50 years.

He was loved and will be missed by his remaining family and friends. 

Rene was cremated and his remains will be interred alongside of his wife’s at the Fox Creek, Alberta cemetery columbarium at a later private family gathering.

A memorial luncheon will be held on Friday, December 02, 2016 at 1:00 pm at the Barrhead Seniors Centre – any and all are welcomed to attend.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family by visiting www.rosegardenchapel.com  Rose Garden Chapel, Barrhead, Alberta 780.674.4644.

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