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Forkheim, Alfred

Alfred Forkheim loving husband of Mary Forkheim of Calgary, passed away on July 5, 2009 at the age of 79 years. Alf was born December 18, 1929 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He was a gifted athlete, playing football with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers before pursuing his career as a chartered accountant. Alf worked for many years as CFO of Finance at the Foothills Hospital, retiring in 1985. He was a man of strong Roman Catholic faith and was devoted to his family. He loved to spend time at the family cabin at Sylvan Lake and to golf whenever possible. Alfred is survived by his loving wife Mary; daughter Louise (James) Smith; sons Paul, Terry (Karen), Michael (Hilarie), Alan (Margaret) and Mark Forkheim; grandchildren Jeremy (Kate), Cory (Rebekah), Shawn (Amber), Dallas (Jason), Carl, Dylan, Erica, Mikaela, Erica, Lexi, Jordan, Tyler and Cole; great grandson William; Sisters Mary Bedard and Loretta (Barry) Hollins as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Felix and Pauline; and his brother Anthony. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Lukes Catholic Church (1566 Northmount Drive N.W.) on Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Christian Childrens Fund International, 1200 Denison Street, Markham, ON, L3R 8G6, Telephone: 1-800-263-5437,, or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, Special thanks to Dr. Patton, nurse Karen and the many dedicated caregivers at the Dr. Vernon Fanning Centre for the compassion and care shown to Alf and the family. In living memory of Alfred Forkheim, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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