Lawrence Gaboury, long-time resident of the Bezanson area, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007 at Mackenzie Place in Grande Prairie at the age of 79 years. Lawrence was born on Jan. 27, 1928 in Grande Prairie. He grew up in the Teepee Creek area, where, with his brother Bud, he participated for many years at Teepee Creek Stampede. (They put new meaning in the Teepee Creek Terror). There he met his beautiful wife Faye. The couple farmed on the banks of the Smoky River where they raised their three children. Lawrence is survived by his children; Jim (Lana) Gaboury, Carrie McQuaig, Janet (Darrell) Waldner, his grandchildren; Jason, Shalah, Misty, Melanie, Kelli, Crista, Sandi, Chelsie (Kurtis) and Kyle, his great grandchildren; Savana, Austin, and Ethin. He was predeceased by his wife Faye, parents Eugene and Mary and brother Bud. Funeral service will be held at Oliver's Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel (10005-107 Ave) Grande Prairie on Tuesday, December 4, 2007 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Vern Begalke Officiating. Interment to follow at the Glen Leslie Cemetery with lunch to follow at the Bezanson Legion Hall. Special thanks to all the nurses and staff at Mackenzie Place. Condolences may be sent by visiting Oliver's Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel & Crematorium

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