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ERDMANN, Edmund Paul

February 14, 1922 – September 24, 2012

Ed, beloved husband of Elsbeth Erdmann, father of Anita, of Calgary, AB, passed away in his sleep at home on Monday, September 24, 2012 at the age of 90 years.

Ed was born in Tarutino, Bessarabia on February 14, 1922. He met Elsbeth while they were still in Germany. He immigrated to Canada settling in Calgary in 1951, Elsbeth followed in 1952 and they were married on August 9th. They were blessed to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary this August.

Ed enjoyed working hard and after his retirement from Steel Manufacturing he was often found walking his German Shepherds on Nose Hill Park or around his neighbourhood.

Ed’s passion was his roses and gardening. People often stopped in front of the house and admired his roses.

Ed will be dearly missed by his loving wife Elsbeth and by his daughter Anita. He will be remembered by his sister Ella Seip, niece Brigitta (Rick) McDonald. Ed was predeceased by his parents and his brother-in-law Frank.

Memorial Services will be held at St Matthew Lutheran Church (66 – 7TH STREET N.E.), on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens (Garden of Everlasting Life). Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Lung Association, P.O. Box 4500, Station South, Edmonton, AB T6E 6K2 Telephone: 1 (888) 566 – 5864. or to The Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549,

In living memory of Edmund Erdmann, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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  1. Dr. Dennis Straub :

    It is with sadness to hear of Ed’s passing. He was an exceptional worker for my dad, Albert Straub. We know that we will meet again in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ. May the Lord bless you in your time of loss.

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