April 4, 1929 – Fasterholt, Denmark
September 2, 2013 – Calgary, Alberta
Else Bakgaard beloved wife of Bent Bakgaard of Calgary, passed away on Monday, September 2, 2013 at the age of 84 years.
Else was born in Fasterholt, Denmark. She married Bent in Denmark in 1954 and soon after immigrated to Calgary.
Else is survived by her loving husband Bent, two daughters and sons-in-law Joan and Michael Zingeler, Linda and Garth Thompson, four grandchildren Kristine (Steve) McIntyre, Jeremy Zingeler, Solveig Thompson and Cole Thompson, two sisters Lissie (Rasmus) Jensen of Denmark and Birgit (Anton) Bakgaard of Calgary, two brothers Ejvind Eriksen and Preben (Hanne) Eriksen of Denmark, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at The Danish Lutheran Church (210 – 10th Avenue NE) on Friday, September 6, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222. www.albertacancer.ca/memorial or to the Arthritis Society, #200, 1301 – 8 Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2R 1B7 Telephone: (403) 228-2571 or 1 (800) 321-1433. www.arthritis.ca.
In living memory of Else Bakgaard, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences