Spr Franklin Benjamin LaDuke (Ret'd)

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    We regret to advise the death of Sapper Franklin Benjamin LaDuke (Ret'd) of Calgary AB on 15 June 2006 at the age of 93 years.

    Franklin was born in Muenster SK. When his father died, his mother moved her family of six to the White Fox area where they homesteaded ,farmed and milled lumber.

    Franklin was a Royal Canadian Engineers veteran of the Second World War who served in Europe. After the war, he worked as a trucker around home but later moved his family to Calgary where he was employed by the Canadian Pacific Railway. Franklin was a lifetime member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Ogden Branch No. 154.

    A Celebration of Franklin's Life was held in the Chapel of the Mountain View Funeral Home on Tuesday 20 June 2006. {dcFeb20wrd} [zpp, zsd]