Donald (Don) Joslin
Donald (Don) Joslin
Donald (Don) Joslin

Obituary of Donald (Don) Bedford Joslin

December 14, 1936 – Spruce Lake, Saskatchewan

June 29, 2024 – Calgary, Alberta


Don Joslin, beloved husband of Lillian Joslin, passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2024, at the age of 87 years, after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease. 


He spent his whole career in the oil patch, working in Canada, Australia, and Indonesia. In his spare time, Don enjoyed golfing, camping, boating, and playing cribbage. He was also an avid sports fan, with a particular fondness for boxing, and the latest news.


Don will be most remembered for his devotion to his family, and his determination in the face of adversity.  He will be deeply missed by all those who knew him.


He is survived by his daughter, Donna (Justin) Ryan, son Chris (Erin) Joslin, four grandchildren, Maya Ryan, Nicholas Ryan, Cade Joslin, and Shae Joslin; as well as his brother Wayne.


Don was predeceased by his father William, mother Alice Irene (Rainbow), sister Wilma, and brother Herb.


As per Don’s wishes, no formal service will be held.


If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Parkinson Association of Alberta, 120, 6835 Railway Street S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 2V6 Telephone: (403) 243-9901,


Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed with Don’s family here.


In living memory of Donald (Don) Joslin, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, Ab t2x 3j3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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