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BOWLER, Alistair (Al) William

October 12, 1943 – Winnipeg, MB
September 12, 2014 – Calgary, AB

Alistair Bowler “Al” beloved husband of Ruth Bowler of Calgary passed away peacefully at Southwood Care Centre on Friday, September 12, 2014 at the age of 70 years.

Al started out his working career as a power engineer at Preco Precast Plant then Grace General Hospital. Al worked his way from power engineer to chief engineer, then assistant director with thirty-five years of service. After a brief retirement, Al took a few month position as power engineer at Deer Lodge Centre that lasted seven years. He will be remembered by many co-workers and friends. After his final retirement Al and his wife moved to Calgary, Alberta to be close to his sons, daughter-in-law and especially the grandchildren Hanna, Xen and Jin.

He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather. Al is survived by his loving wife Ruth, sons Ray (Chika), Graham; three grandchildren; brother Ian; nieces and nephews; brother-in-law John Kablak (Rebecca); and by many other family members and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held at Southdale Community Centre (254 Lakewood Boulevard, Winnipeg, MB) Saturday October 11, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email

In living memory of Alistair Bowler, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. CALGARY, AB Telephone: 1-800-661-1599.

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    It is with great sadness in hearing about the loss of Alistair. We will remember all the good times we had. We are not able to be here in winnipeg on October 11- 2014. May God Bless you all.

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  2. My thoughts and prayers are with you & your family Ruth. My prayers are with you as you move forward as Alister lovingly watches over you. Love you.

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