FEHR, Douglas William

July 30, 1969 – April 24, 2019

It is with broken hearts that we announce that Doug, our beloved Son, Brother and Uncle, passed away unexpectedly in Calgary, at the age of 49 years.  He is safely in the arms of God, whom he loved dearly.

Doug will be deeply missed by his loving parents, Dorothy and William (Bill); his brother Rodney; his step-daughter Kaitlynn Bartlett; his girlfriend Jacqueline Dupont; his very special nephew, Cody; and many relatives and friends.

Doug was born in Swift Current, SK and at 9 months of age, he moved with his family to Consul, SK where he attended school until Grade 10.  He then moved to Caronport, SK to complete his High School. 

Doug was very accomplished; he attended Mount Royal University where he took Athletic Therapy and Massage Therapy; he worked at Insurance, Trinity One, Air West, and Custom Roll Out Drawers; and he was also an excellent road builder. Doug also had many interests; he was a huge fan of UFC and an avid fan of the Edmonton Oilers and the Oakland Raiders; he loved fancy cars; he loved to travel, especially to Mexico; he enjoyed looking ‘sharp’ and he was known for his love of watches.  Most importantly, is the wonderful person he was; he was encouraging to others and prayed deeply for those in his life; he was a generous, kind and caring man whose deep faith was so important to him.

A Private Family Graveside Service will be held at the Cochrane Cemetery (click here for google map)  Those attending are asked to meet at Cochrane Country Funeral Home (#6, 402 Railway Street W., Cochrane, AB) at 10:15 am, leaving for the cemetery at 10:30 am.  Alternately, you may meet at the Cochrane Cemetery at 10:45 am. 

A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Kings Gate Church (53 West Aarsby Road, Cochrane, AB) for all who wish to attend. Parking is available at King’s Gate Church and across the street at Bow Valley Baptist Church. Following the Service, relatives and friends are invited to join the family at the Lofts on the Bow (77 George Fox Trail, Cochrane, AB) for refreshments and a time of remembrance.

 In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Doug’s memory to the Dream Centre (https://calgarydreamcentre.com/donate).

The family would like to thank everyone for their prayers, love and support during this very difficult time.

Arrangements entrusted to Cochrane Country Funeral Home, Florence (Flo) Simpson, Funeral Director. Ph: 403-932-1039.

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  1. On 26/04/2019 at 3:45 pm Hopkins Linda Said:

    My deepest sympathy for your loss.

  2. On 26/04/2019 at 5:09 pm Dave and Patricia Buckler Said:

    Dear Dorothy and Bill so sorry to hear about your son may you find comfort in the memories you have life teaches us many things some are so hard cherish the son he was our thoughts are with and your family at this time God Bless

  3. On 27/04/2019 at 8:22 am Dave and Vicki Manley Said:

    Bill and Dorothy and Rod and family. Our deepest sympathy in your profound loss! My God comfort you as you journey this valley! Doug is remembered and his life impact will endure in the lives of many! God is great and compassionate, and Doug is safe in His great salvation! Our prayers for your journey will invade our hearts often .

  4. On 27/04/2019 at 9:41 am Lyle and Diana Little Said:

    So sorry Bill and Dorothy and family in your loss! You are in our thoughts and prayers

  5. On 27/04/2019 at 8:06 pm Les and Gwendolen Phillips Said:

    We are so sorry for your tragic and unexpected loss. Nothing I say can help with the emptiness you feel but please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you.God has a plan for that amazing man. Hugs.

  6. On 28/04/2019 at 6:17 pm Bernie & Phyllis Thiessen Said:

    Dear Bill, Dorothy & Rodney,
    Our love and prayers are with you as you grieve the loss of Douglas. May you sense God’s love surrounding you and filling you with a deep peace and strength. Treasure each precious memory of Douglas, and allow those special times to bring comfort to your hearts.

  7. On 28/04/2019 at 9:38 pm Candace Carruthers Said:

    Dear Dorothy, Bill, Rodney and Family, I’m so very sorry to hear of your loss, how incredibly heartbreaking! May the Lord bless you and give you strength to get through this. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  8. On 29/04/2019 at 8:55 am Roy Barsness Said:

    Dear Cousin Dorothy and Bill. This is truly sad and my heart aches for you. There is a prayer that says, “death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.” May your broken hearts be filled love and only the wonderful memories of your beloved son at this time and always. Much love, Roy

  9. On 29/04/2019 at 1:22 pm Svend and Dolly Said:

    We are so very sorry to hear of your loss.
    We wish to express our sincere sympathy to you Bill and Dorothy and your family .
    Please know your are in our hearts and prayers.

  10. On 29/04/2019 at 2:16 pm AMY PARON Said:

    Dear Dorothy, Bill, Rodney and Family,

    I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of Doug. He truly was a kind, gentle, loving man, who only wanted only the best for every individual he met and, blessed with his presence. He always had a smile on his face, outstretched arms to offer a hug, and a peaceful presence that attracted many to be around him.

    No words can ease the pain that you feel in your heart at this time, so I pray that the Lord Jesus Christ comforts you, fills you with a peace unknown to many and eases your pain during this time of loss. May Doug rest forever in the arms of Jesus Christ our savior and redeemer. Rest easy Doug!!

  11. On 29/04/2019 at 7:38 pm Bill and Melody Minor Said:

    Dear Dorothy, Bill, Dean and Sylvia you are in our thoughts and prayers. We are so very sorry for your loss of your son and nephew. We will keep you in our prayer over the coming months. May God watch over you and comfort you.

  12. On 02/05/2019 at 10:22 am TIMOTHY Siad Said:

    ITis with great sadness to learn the passing away of our friend Doug we lost him too soon and too young our thoughts are with his family and friends at this very sorry time our prayers and thoughts are with you

  13. On 03/05/2019 at 10:55 am Marcus Caine Said:

    My heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family at this very difficult time. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.