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Albert Crow

March 4, 2010

Friends and family are invited to attend a memorial service on Friday, March 12, 2010 at 2:00pm from the Chapel of Christie's Funeral Home in Yorkton, Saskatchewan.Friends so wishing may make donations in Les' name to the Saskatchewan Heart & Stroke Foundation, Children's Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan, the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency or the Salvation Army.""Albert Leslie (Les) Crow May 14, 1921- March 4, 2010 went peacefully to be with his Lord at Yorkton Regional Hospital after a lengthy illness, at the age of 88. He was the eldest of four sons born to Ruth (Fieldsend) and Albert Crow in the Waldron district, and attended school in the Happy Home School District. He was a Veteran who served in the Royal Canadian Air Force in Flight 55 from April, 1941 until October, 1945, part of which was served overseas, earning the rank of LAC First Class. Les earned his Diploma in Agriculture in 1948 from the University of Saskatchewan. He worked for Blommaert International and then International Harvester for over 25 years. In 1953 he married Marlyn Sorensen of Theodore, SK and they raised a son and four daughters. They called Saskatoon home, but in retirement they divided their time between Good Spirit Lake and McAllen, Texas. Les is predeceased by his parents, Albert and Ruth; brothers, Leon, Ronald, and Herbert; father and mother-in-law, John and Julia Sorensen; brother-in-law, Ivan Sorensen, and son-in-law, Darcey Busse. He will be forever remembered by his loving wife of 56 years, Marlyn, daughter, Cheryl (Denis) Cote and their children, Tyson and Erin; daughter, Wendy (Tim) Kovatch and their children, Amy, Adam and Nikki; son, Barry Crow and his children, Katelyn, Brittany and Jason; daughter, Cindy Busse and her children, Matthew and Eric; daughter, Janet (John) Phillips and their children, Sara, Krista and Alyssa; and a special great grandson, Lucas Landers. Highlights of his life were making memories with his family and friends gathered at Good Spirit Lake, Saskatoon, and Paradise Park in McAllen, Texas. Les could often be found fishing, building a wood project, completing a jig saw or cross word puzzle, biking or immersed in a book.

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