KINSEY, Alfred William

Alfred Kinsey

Alfred William Kinsey — born Jan 11/1921 to William Henry Kinsey and Catherine Jane (Farndale) Kinsey. While growing up on the farm west of Trochu, Alfred along with his brother George and sister Dorothy attended Curlew School. Dad worked on the farm after school with his parents and alongside his brother as well as for various neighbours and relatives in the local farming community. Dad attended bible college at Prairie Bible Institute and graduated in 1952. In 1958 he married Oneta Davis and they moved to the farm where he had grown up. In 1960 they moved to Three Hills where they joined Prairie staff for 5 years. Dad worked there on the farm and in the milk pasteurising plant. While in Three Hills their son Marvin was born and In Oct 1965 they moved to the present farm site west of Three Hills where a daughter Marilee was welcomed to the family. In 1995 he retired and moved to Three Hills. After a few years the decision was made to downsize and He and Mom moved into the Robertson Manor. In 2010 mom moved to the nursing home in Linden and passed away on April 21, 2012. Dad eventually moved into the Golden Hills Lodge and from there into extended care at the Three Hills Hospital where he passed away Monday, November 12/2018 at the age of 97. Alfred was predeceased by his parents William and Catherine as well as his brother George and his wife Margery and sister Dorothy and her husband Jim and also a nephew Dale and a niece Carolyn. He is survived by his son Marvin (Dawn), daughter Marilee (Larry), grandchildren Sonya, Gary (Demetra), Natasha (Carl), James (Chantania), Rena, Robin (Dillen), Raychelle (Dale) and great grandchildren Jordyn, Kaleb, Kai, November, Colt, Bella-Rae, Owen and Elias as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. A Celebration of Life was held on Monday, November 19, at Mt. Olive Evangelical Free Church, Three Hills. Donations in Alfred's memory may be made to the Three Hills Extended Care. Kneehill Funeral Services, Three Hills, entrusted with arrangements. 404-443-5111.