Gus Wall

Lena (Lepp) Wall in 1924 in the Sylvan Lake area of Alberta. Gus was a bachelor and lived on the family homestead near Sylvan Lake with his widowed mother, Lena Wall. His father, George, did not like the farm but both Lena and Gus loved it. Together they grew vegetables, raised chickens, and looked after the oxen and cows. In addition to farming, Gus loved to skate, play the harp, and tinker in his shop.

After his mother died, Gus moved into Sylvan Lake, where he repaired watches and machinery. He died in the Rocky Mountain House Nursing Home.

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