August 17, 1933 – June 7, 2012
Joseph (Joe)Deigner beloved husband of Anna of Calgary, passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at the age of 78 years.
Joe was born on August 17, 1933 in Budapest, Hungary. He immigrated to Canada in 1959 along with his wife Anna, sister Georgina and her husband Steve Bodnar, settling in Calgary, AB. Later he moved to De Winton where he pursued his love of horses. After moving back to Calgary, Joe continued his passion for horses, frequently attending Spruce Meadows, becoming well-known with the regulars there. Joe also attended local chuck wagon races and rodeos.
Besides his loving wife Anna, Joe is survived by two children; as well as grandchildren; great-grandchildren; a niece and nephew; and by his sister Georgina.
A Private Family Service will be held. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222. www.albertacancer.ca/memorial.
In living memory of Joseph Deigner, 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