Charolais News 

Alan SparrowIt is with sadness that the family announces the passing of Alan Sparrow on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at Oliver Lodge.

Alan led a busy and interesting life, sometimes slowed down by illness. However, he had great courage and faced his challenges head on; last being his stroke in 2003.

Alan is survived by his wife Nancy of 57 years, and his four sons and their families; Norm and Brenda (Jerilyn [Mike Gabruck, Peyton, Beau], Jamie and Greg), Morley and Patti (Brandon, Travis and Kirstin), Vern and Joan (Siera, Devin and Mitchell), and Cameron and Kerrie (Emma, Jill and Josie); sisters-in-law Amy Stubbs, Lois Sparrow, Barbara Sparrow and Bea Sparrow.

Alan was predeceased by his parents Abiah and Olive Sparrow and his five brothers, Ronald, Robert, Douglas, Merle and Herbert.
 
Congratulations to Mcleod Livestock for winning Grand Champion Charolais Bull at Canadian Western Agribition and also for being a top ten finalist in the RBC Beef Supreme with their bull SML Encore 4Y. Encore is sired by Sparrows Sanchez.

Congratulations to Cornerview Charolais who captured Champion Female at the 2013 Toronto Royal with a Sparrows Coach daughter, Cornerview Xquisite 24X. 

 

CK Sparrow Farms was premiered on the back of the fall issue of the Canadian Cattlemen.