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Donald (Don) Edward McCulloch

McCULLOCH: Donald (Don) Edward McCulloch, 76, formerly of Maidstone, SK passed away on June 3, 2024 at University of Alberta Hospital.  Don was born in Maidstone, SK to Hazel and Albert McCulloch on June 2, 1948. He went to high school in Maidstone and graduated in 1966. He got his start as a lineman with CN and AGT after moving to Edmonton. Eventually, he built a successful 30-year career at Telus working primarily in the Lloydminster area.  In Don’s younger years he loved to play hockey and football. Eventually, returning to Maidstone to coach hockey for Maidstone Jets. Don loved to hear a great joke, share a cold beer and BS with close friends. He loved a good healthy debate on a variety of topics and was pretty tough to beat at Trivia! Don and Connie spent many years enjoying trips to Mexico and other vacations with friends throughout the US and Canada. Don’s special place was at the cabin in Loon Lake. He played many rounds of golf at the local course and spent hours fishing (but not always catching). Don will be deeply missed by his family and friends.  Don is survived by: his loving wife of 55 years, Connie, formerly of Maidstone, SK; his daughters, Michelle (Scott) and Nicole (Tom); grandchildren, Grace, Hudson, Taylor, Gavin, Cassi, Allena and Brody; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.  Don is predeceased by: his parents, Hazel and Albert McCulloch; and his sister, Margaret Lane. A private family service will be held at a later date.