BARBER – Ivan Esley
1920 – 2005
It is with the greatest sorrow we announce the passing of Ivan Barber on October 25, 2005 at the age of 85 years.
Ivan was born in Moose Jaw, SK and raised in Assiniboia, SK. He graduated from the University of Alberta with a degree in Chemical Engineering followed by a BSc in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Tulsa. He had a long and happy career in the Oil & Gas Industry. Ivan lived and worked in many places – from the Jungles of Equador and Columbia to Texas, Louisiana and back to Canada. In 1952 he met and married Dorothy McLean and they eventually settled in Calgary where they raised their three children.
Ivan is remembered by his daughter and son-in-law Melissa and Chris Hannam of Calgary; three grandchildren Jordan and Mikaela Hannam of Calgary and Bradley Barber of Ryley, AB. Ivan was predeceased by his wife Dorothy in 1984, his two sons John in 1975 and Brett in 2002.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Thursday, October 27, 2005 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church (924 Heritage Drive S.W.) on Friday, October 28, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. Rod Sykes, Presider. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 215 – 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2 Telephone: (403) 205-3966 or to the Canadian Mental Health Association, Suite #400, 1202 Centre Street S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 5A5 Telephone: (403) 297 – 1700.
In living memory of Ivan Barber, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences