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Kirk and Lela Bullock



MYRON KIRK BULLOCK passed away peacefully on August 17, 2021, at the age of 94. Kirk was born August 28, 1926 in Welling. He spent all of his growing up years in Welling and that is where he and Lela raised their family.

Kirk served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Eastern Canadian Mission from 1947-1948. Later in life he and Lela served a Stake Mission to the Spring Coulee Branch and in the Michigan Detroit mission. He also served for 18 years in the Cardston Temple.

After Kirk returned from his mission to Eastern Canada, he started building a home in Welling. That is the home that he and Lela lived in and raised their family for over 60 years.

Kirk and Lela were married October 19, 1950 in the Cardston Alberta Temple.

They were blessed to celebrate their 70th Wedding Anniversary in October 2020 with all of their children.

Kirk loved his family, church, farming, sports and cars.                                                                              

Kirk and Lela will be missed dearly by their 8 children.

Kent (Nola) Bullock                Barnwell
Craig (Norma) Bullock           Welling
Rick (Renae) Bullock             Fort MacLeod
Janet (Tim) Shields                Lethbridge
Bob (Cheryl) Bullock              Barnwell
Kathy (Geoff) Law                  Edmonton
Tim (Carroll) Bullock              Welling
Dalin (Kathleen) Bullock        Olds

43 Grandchildren

83 Great Grandchildren

Kirk was Predeceased by his parents:
George and Barbara Bullock

And also, his siblings:
Maxine Ackroyd
Dean Bullock
Murray Bullock


LELA (CHIPMAN) BULLOCK wife of M. Kirk Bullock was welcomed home to join her beloved husband on August 24, 2021 at the age of 93, one week after Kirk’s passing. Lela was born in Lethbridge on April 12, 1928 and lived in Welling most of her life.

She attended Olds School of Agriculture for one year, where she took Home Economics, which was a blessing to her while she raised a large family. From October 1947 until October 1950 she attended Galt School of Nursing in Lethbridge. She had compassion, love and charity for all those that she came in contact with.

Lela and Kirk were married October 19, 1950 in the Cardston Alberta Temple, four days after her graduation from nursing school. Lela worked in the Raymond and Magrath Hospitals and the Raymond Care Centre.

She was a faithful active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many callings with dignity and honour.

Lela loved her family, and always had a listening ear. She spent many hours doing family history work and enjoyed attending and working in the Temple.

She was happy to spend time with Kirk, as they farmed and gardened together. Popping lids in canning season was music to their ears!

Lela is Survived by her siblings

Jack, Hal, Dorene, Kenyon, Keren, Clark, Robin.

Lela was predeceased by her husband Kirk on August 17, 2021

Her Parents

Leslie and Lillian Chipman

And her siblings

Jessie Penrod
Alice Chipman


The Combined Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 1:00 PM at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Welling Chapel.

Friends are welcome to meet with the family on Friday, August 27, 2021 between 7:00 to 8:00 PM at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Welling Chapel, or prior to the service from 12:00 to 12:45pm on Saturday.

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