August 20, 1959 – January 13, 2012
Randy Claeys, beloved husband of Penny and father of Greg, Dana and Jeff of Calgary, passed away on Friday, January 13, 2012 at the age of 52 years.
Randy was born and raised in Winnipeg, MB where he spent many enjoyable summers at Grand Beach. He played junior football for the St. Vital Mustangs and attended Red River College. Randy married Penny Gilhuly on August 25, 1984 in Winnipeg where he began his career in sales. They resided in White Rock, BC for eleven years before settling in Calgary in 2001. Randy was employed in various sales positions prior to beginning a business in Calgary, in the window and door industry and managing real estate investments. Over the past five years, Randy developed a passion for motorcycle touring, taking extended trips in North America with his friends. He also enjoyed vacationing, the highlight being visiting Italy for their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. Randy was most proud of the young adults his children have become.
Besides his loving wife Penny, Randy is survived by his children, Greg, Dana and Jeff; his cousin Jo-Anne Ford; mother-in-law and father-in-law Shirley and Dick Gilhuly; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Rick (Patti), Rod (Colleen), Jill (Rob) and Sherrill; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Gertrude and Bill Claeys and his brother Gerry.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Randy Claeys, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences