Willmore, Dorothy Kendall

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Willmore, Dorothy Kendall

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1915-2010

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Dorothy Kendall was born in Tofield, AB on March 20, 1915. She married Norman Willmore on July 12, 1933 and their son, John Jack Willmore (known as Jack) was born November 24, 1939 in Edmonton. At that time they moved to Edson, AB and ran a shoe store for many years. In 1953, Norman Willmore, MLA for Edson was named as Provincial Minister of Industries and Labour.
In 1958, Norman and Dorothy moved to Edmonton, AB. In 1960, Norman was made Provincial Minister of Lands and Forests. Norman was tragically killed in a vehicle collision, 4 Feb 1965 while on his way to attend a fish and game convention. He is buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Edmonton. The Willmore Wilderness Park was named in his honour. Dorothy continued to live in Edmonton.
On April 9, 1980 Dorothy married respected obstetrician Dr. Eby Quehl in Ponoka, AB.
Dorothy and Norman’s son, Jack, died 7 Aug 2003. Dorothy Kendall Willmore Quehl died 19 Aug 2010.

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City of Edmonton Archives

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