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Douglas Charles Algar

July 2, 1951 ~ April 28, 2022 (age 70) 70 Years Old


The family of Douglas Algar announces with deep sadness his passing on April 28, 2022 after a brief battle with cancer.

Doug was born July 2, 1951 in Ponoka to parents Harry and Phyllis and lived his early years in Ponoka and Wetaskiwin and called Camrose home for the last 45 years. He held various jobs throughout his life including housekeeping at St. Mary’s Hospital and custodian at Agriculture Financial Services Corporation, both in Camrose. His last job before retirement was as a support worker in a group home for youth at risk.

Doug will be lovingly remembered by daughter Megan (Daryl) Molander and grandsons Nolan and Taylor; siblings Shirley Winger, Harry “Chip” (Ileen) Algar, David “Tim” Algar, and Louise (Lawrence) Koehli; twenty-one nieces and nephews; and his cat Binny. He was predeceased by his son Lenny; his parents; sister Joyce Kurney; and brother-in-law William “Bud” Winger.

A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, June 24, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at the Forest Home Cemetery with a Memorial Reception to follow at the Royal Canadian Legion, Ponoka. 

Memorial donations are gratefully accepted to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, the Camrose and Area Animal Shelter Society, or other charity of choice. 


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Graveside Service
June 24, 2022

1:00 PM
Forest Home Cemetery
Highway 53
Ponoka, AB T4J 1R5


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