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BUHR – William (Bill) Frederick

November 23, 1941 – August 5, 2010

Bill Buhr of Calgary passed away on August 5, 2010 at the age of 68 years.

Bill was born in Morris, MB and was baptised at the First Mennonite Church in Winnipeg. On October 1, 1966 he married Audrey King and after living in Dryden, Ottawa, Toronto, and Regina they settled in Calgary in 1996 where he has resided since. Bill enjoyed singing in the church choir as a means of expressing his deep faith and had a great love for his family.

Bill is survived by his son and daughter-in-law Darren and Johanna Buhr of Victoria, BC and daughter and son-in-law Shelley and Craig Clements of Calgary; three grandsons Willy and Alex Buhr and Sid Clements; and Bill’s long time companion Jeannette Bells. He is also survived by his sister and brother-in-law Rita and John Goosen; two brothers and sisters-in-law Edward and Carol Buhr and Ernest and Carol Buhr and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Audrey Buhr in 1998.

Funeral Services will be held at Lutheran Church Of The Cross (10620 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Monday, August 9, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made directly to the Scleroderma Society of Canada, 1240 Tara Drive Ottawa, ON, K2C 2H5 Telephone: 1-866-279-0632 www.scleroderma.ca.

In living memory of Bill Buhr, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.

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  1. Arden Jaster :

    I have not seen Bill since I left Morris
    in 1960. He was a good school and play sports on the street friend of mine. I wish to convey my sadness of his passing and send condolences to his family.

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  2. Robert and Andrea Letkeman :

    We offer our condolences to the family. We enjoyed our time with Bill when we would pass through Yuma.

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  3. My condolences to the family of Bill and his companion, Jeanette. Bill was a fellow choir member in the Snowbird church, Yuma, AZ. Bill will be greatly missed by his Westwind friends.

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  4. Joyce and John Elias :

    Jeannette, Darren and Shelley and families
    Our sympathy to you all. We both attended Morris High School with Bill and John played basketball with him. We looked forward to his Christmas letter; it was always the first received.

    He was so proud of you all.

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