R.R. (Rodney) Mohess

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On September 9, 2012, Rod Mohess passed away at the age of 75 years. He came to Canada in 1956 from the beautiful Island of Trinidad.

He was an active ALS member from 1975 until he became a retired member in 2001.

Rod graduated from SAIT in 1959 and furthered his studies at the University of Saskatchewan in 1962.

He was articled to Dick Armfelt, ALS and obtained his ALS commission #390 in 1975. Rod ran a survey office in Athabasca in 1993. He was with Norram Surveys until 1996, Challenger Survey until 1997, Can-Am Survey for approximately one year and Paradigm and Orion Geomatics from 1997 to 2000. He had work assignments throughout Edmonton and northern part of Alberta.

He retired in 2001 in Edmonton.

He lived a life of love and adventure. While his children were growing, he was actively involved in the Lion’s Club, serving as a member of committee until a kidney transplant in his last few years.

The students he articled were Paul Chan, ALS and Dwayne Westacott, ALS. Rodney was a good teacher and taught us all he knew. Now both Dwayne and Paul are active member of the ALSA.

He liked dining out and trying different ethnic cuisine. He visited almost every restaurant in Edmonton. I always told him that he should write a book about all the different foods he tried along with a map of his favourite spots in the Edmonton.

Paul W.K. Chan ALS Sourced from ALSA files with input from Jason Mohess