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Walter Block

January 5, 1934 ~ May 29, 2018 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Walter Block Obituary


Walter Block, a longtime resident of Jasper, Alberta passed away on May 29, 2018 at the age of

84 years. Walter was born in Calgary, Alberta on January 5th, 1934.

Walter grew up in Rocky Mountain House and was hired on to the Canadian National Railway in

1952 and retired from VIA Rail in 1990 after 38 years as a Locomotive Engineer. Walter enjoyed

his career on the railway and continued to take an interest in the operations of trains

throughout his life. His love of the railway was expressed by the many stories he told all.

Walter will be lovingly remembered by his wife Millie of 63 years, sons Robert (Janet) and

Dwayne, grandchildren Kendall (Bernt) and Jarrett (Kaitlyn) and great grandchild Jaxon. Walter

is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

The family of Walter would like to express their gratitude to all the staff at Seaton General

Hospital and the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton for their professional attention and


A Memorial Service will be held

 June 22, 2018 at Jasper United Church at 1:30 pm.

Donations in memory of Walter may be made to:

 Little Warriors, PO Box 92507, Sherwood Park, AB, T8A 3X4, or a charity of your choice.


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Memorial Service
June 22, 2018

1:30 PM
Jasper United Church
701 Turret Street, Box 967
Jasper, AB T0E 1E0


Little Warriors
PO Box 92507, Sherwood Park AB T8A 3X4
Tel: 1-855-922-9010


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