NORMAN GEORGE BEATON

BEATON, Norman George

Born September 12, 1919 in Paynton, Saskatchewan. Pre deceased by his loving wife, Lilian in 2008. Norman was born in a farm house on the prairies. He served in the Canadian Air Force from 1939-1946 and rose to the rank of Flying Officer during which time he met the love of his life Lilian. They returned from England to the family farm where he and Lilian lived until 1968. He served on the Paynton Municipal Council for several years. In 1968 they moved to Prince Albert, Saskatchewan and purchased MacKenzie’s Funeral Chapel. They resided in Prince Albert until retiring to Summerland in 1989. Norman was a long serving member of the Canadian Legion, the IOF, the Eastern Star and the Masons. Norman was an enthusiastic member of the GWRRA. Norman will be lovingly missed by his three sons; Chris (Barb) of Summerland BC, Derek (Joanne ) of Edmonton Alberta and Colin (Susan) of Dubai, UAE, six grandchildren; Jason (Paula), Shawndra (Bill), Connor, Sarah, Mark, Emma and three great grandchildren; Kurt, Peyton and Kai. A private family graveside service was held at Canyon View Cemetery in Summerland. A Celebration of Norm’s life will be held at the Summerland Legion on December 30, 2013 at 2:00 PM. Memorial Donations in Norm’s memory may be sent to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #22, Summerland. Flowers are gratefully declined. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.hansonsfuneral.ca.