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FINCK – Klaus Wilhelm

March 7, 1927 – September 11, 2010

Klaus Finck, beloved husband of Erika Finck of Beiseker, passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2010 at the age of 83 years.

Klaus was born on March 7, 1927 in Kiel, Germany. He was raised on the family Farm in Krokau with his brother and sister. He received his formal education in Agriculture and took over the family farm at the young age of 23 years. Klaus married the love of his life Erika on October 6, 1950. They raised five children. Klaus was a respected member of the community. He served on the Krokau town Council, volunteer fire department, board of directors of the local bank and the Agriculture Research Club. Klaus sold the family farm of four hundred years. He immigrated to Beiseker, AB in 1980, where he continued farming and was a member of the Beiseker Lions Club. Klaus loved his family and working the fields – a farmer through and through.

Besides his loving wife of sixty years, Klaus is survived by his sons, Klaus-Otto (Anke) Finck and Matthias (Ortrud) Finck; daughter Annekatrin Finck; son-in-law Jochen Stoltenberg; daughter Lena (Ken) Gratz; his brother Arnold (Renate) Finck; thirteen grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his daughter Wiebke; son-in-law Klaus; sister Lena; brother-in-law Gerhard; and parents Otto and Gretchen.

In keeping with Klaus’ wishes, a private family service will be held. Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Klaus Finck, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Airdrie Funeral Home, 300 TOWERLANE DRIVE, AIRDRIE. Telephone: (403) 948-1100.

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  1. bruce & Monique Schmaltz :

    Dear Erika, Anke & Klaus, Ortrud & Matthias, Lena & Ken and Families
    Our deepest sympathy in this time of loss and sadness with the passing of Klaus Finck
    Our thought are with you
    from Bruce & Monique Schmaltz & family

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  2. Bruce Corenblum :

    Dear Erika, Klaus-Otto and family, it was with great sadness that I learned of the passing of my old friend Klaus. For many , many years I enjoyed Klaus’s company, gentle manner and wisdom over coffee in Beiseker. He was a respected friend by all who knew him. I know that he will be missed by all. I am very sorry for your loss.

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  3. Edie and Ben Lowry :

    Dear Lena, Ken and all,

    My heart goes out to you at this difficult time. Please don’t hesitate to call if we can be of any service, Love, Edie and family

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  4. Alan and Christina Kupchenko :

    Dear Lena, Ken and Family,

    So very sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad. You are in our hearts and thoughts. Please call if you need to talk.
    Lots of Love to You All,
    Christina and Family

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  5. Glen and Janice Culp :

    Finck Family,
    Our sincere sympathy and thoughts are with your family at this time.
    Glen and Janice Culp

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