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Douglas Atkins

ATKINS, Douglas Leonard June 18, 1940-Shelburne, NS November 17, 2019-Calgary, AB Major (Retired) Douglas L. Atkins CD2, beloved husband of Peppy Atkins (nee Pfefferle) of Calgary, AB, passed away on Sunday, November 17, 2019 at the age of 79 years. Douglas served Canada with honour for over thirty-five years with the Royal Canadian Air Force throughout Canada and Europe. He retired in July 1994. Besides his loving wife Peppy, Douglas is survived by his daughter, Coreen (Bernard) Sheldrick and son, Steve (Elizabeth) Atkins; four grandchildren, and three and a half great-grandchildren. Douglas was predeceased by his parents, Doug and Ella Atkins and his brother, John. Cremation has taken place and burial of remains will be held at a later date with his parents. A Celebration of Life was held at South Calgary Community Church, 2900 Cedarbrae Drive SW, Calgary, AB, on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. Please forward condolences through www.calgarycrematorium.com If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 - 14th Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca

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