July 4, 1936 – August 2, 2012
Marvin Brackman passed away peacefully at the Rockyview Hospital on Thursday, August 2, 2012 at the age of 76 years.
“Marvelous Marv” was born on July 4, 1936 in Calgary and lived at Resicare Society of Calgary for the last 42 years. Marvin loved music especially Scottish pipe bands. He was interested in anything military. The Calgary Stampede, Christmas, his birthday and ardent follower of the Stampeders, Hitman and Flames teams and heaven help everyone if they lost a game. He will be greatly missed by the staff and residents. He is survived by his sister, Shirley Farrington of Riverside, CA, cousins Mabel (Fritz) Kiessling and Bill Reding of Calgary, Carol (Sam) Lentz of Leduc, AB and many extended family members. He was predeceased by his parents Marjorie and Ronald Brackman.
A Celebration of Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Friday, August 17, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. Family Graveside Service will be held in the Brackman plot at Union Cemetery, Calgary, AB. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made directly to, Resicare Society of Calgary, 7625 – 35 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T3B 1T4. Telephone: (403) 286-3709.
In living memory of Marvin Brackman, 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)243-8200Print This Obituary & Condolences