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Eldred Stamp

June 24, 1931 ~ March 3, 2024 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Eldred Stamp Obituary

Eldred passed away peacefully on March 3, 2024 at the age of 92 years.

He is survived by his 6 children: Norman (Sharon), Diana (Mark), Gordon (Jozefina), Denise (Brian), Darlene (Larry), & Douglas. He also leaves behind 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.  Eldred was predeceased by his loving wife Margaret, sister Lorna Engstrom, brother Ken Stamp, and  daughters-in-law Donna Stamp and Vicki Stamp.

Eldred is also survived by four adopted grandsons:  Brendan (Julie), Quenton (Karah), Cameron (Carmen) and Nathan, sons of cherished friends Margo & Elmer Kusiek.  All played a large role in his life.  Their 13 children loved Grandpa El.

Eldred was born in Swift Current Saskatchewan and grew up in Edmonton. He joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1949 and remained with them until 1965 as a mechanic and radar technician. 

 In 1966 he joined Canadian Marconi in Montreal as a senior trainer where he spent 10 years training individuals in North America and numerous countries around the world.

He left Marconi in 1976 and returned to Alberta, obtained a teaching degree, and taught at Ponoka Composite High School until his retirement in 1992.

He spent his retirement travelling, taking beautiful pictures, and seeing family and friends.

He was a proud Metis and member of the Aboriginal Veterans Society of Alberta.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at the Ponoka Hospital & Care Center and Dr. Sawisky for their care provided, especially over his last years.

A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, March 11, 2024 at the Ponoka Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. (Livestream video viewer located below). There will be a reception following the service.

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Memorial Service
March 11, 2024

1:00 PM
Ponoka Funeral Home
5115-50th Avenue
Ponoka, Alberta T4J 1R5

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