August 8, 1942 – December 31, 2011
It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Ken on Saturday, December 31st 2011 at the age of 69.
Ken was born and raised in Ontario; he joined the army and was stationed in Calgary where he raised his family. Ken was involved in the trucking industry and then started his own company Ken Day Trucking Ltd. Ken loved to go camping and biking and spent many summers enjoying the mountains and the trails of the backcountry.
Ken will be lovingly remembered by his wife of forty four years Carol, children, Neil (Lana) and Michelle (Darryl), grandchildren Austin, Brooke, Emma and Tori. Ken is survived by his brothers Carl (Louise), Don and sisters Phyllis (Terry), Marion, Dale (Doug) and mother-in-law, Sylvia. Ken was predeceased by his mother Liz, father Ross and brother George.
Memorial Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Eastside Memorial Chapel (5388 Memorial Drive SE Calgary, AB) on Wednesday January 4, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6. Telephone 403-264-5549, (www.heartandstroke.ca). Special thanks to the staff at Sheldon Chumir Dialysis Unit and the care they provided over the years.
In living memory of Ken Day, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E. Telephone: (403) 248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences