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 and his brother.
A Celebration of Life will be held at South Calgary Community Church, 2900 Cedarbrae Drive SW, Calgary, AB, on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. Reception to follow at the church.
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.