November 22, 1936 – Düsseldorf, Germany
December 4, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta
Heinz Albert Becker of Calgary passed away on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at the age of 78 years.
Heinz was born in Düsseldorf, Germany. He came to Canada in 1960 at a young 24 years of age. Heinz was in Quebec and Winnipeg for a short period of time, doing odd jobs before coming to Calgary. He found his passion and started cooking at the Petroleum Club full time and part time at the Glencoe Club where he won numerous awards. He enjoyed going to the casino and visiting friends. Heinz loved Native art work. He also liked his jewellery and going to farmers markets. At a younger age, he liked to dress western. He moved into the Chinook Care Centre in 2013 where he lived until his passing.
Heinz is survived by his daughters, Karen and Debbie; son-in-law Jim; grandchildren, Jesse, John, Margaret, Kirk, Felicia; great-grandchild Zoey; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Hilda Lambert and mother Maria Becker (nee Kaczmareck).
A Celebration of Life will be held at Don Hartman North East Sportsplex (5206 68 St NE, Calgary) on Friday, December 12, 2014 from 10:00am until 2:00pm. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Heinz Becker, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences