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FUENNING – PAUL

April 2, 1918 – February 6, 2011

Paul passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 6th, 2011 at the age of 92.

Paul is pre-deceased by his wife of 51 years, Rey. He is survived by his children Patricia (Scott) White, Chuck (Monique), Bob (Liza); grandchildren Matthew, Paul, Ashby, Lauren, Derek, Nick and Lana; sister Esther; sister-in-law Lillian; and several nieces and nephews.

Paul was born in Fort Morgan Colorado, the youngest of six children. He graduated with a Masters in Geology from the University of Nebraska and then joined the US Navy in 1941. At the end of the war, he joined several fellow Navy geologists at GeoPhoto Services, applying the aerial photo technology they used in the Navy to locate oil and gas. GeoPhoto brought him to Alberta where he met and married Rey, and settled down to make Calgary his home. Paul stayed involved in his profession his whole life, through CSPG, AAPG and Oilmen’s. He also loved to be active, engaging in many sports at the Glencoe Club and as an avid golfer at Canyon Meadows. Paul loved to sing, both Barbershop and as a member of the St. Andrews United Church choir for many, many years.

A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Saturday, February 19, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, www.alzheimercalgary.com. The family would like to thank the staff of Colonel Belcher Care Centre for their loving care of Paul.

In living memory of Paul Fuenning, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200

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  1. Dear Rey and family, Your sorrow at Paul’s death will certainly exceed mine, but I will miss an old friend and professional associate. I met Paul as a representative of Geophoto in the mid 1950’s when I was conducting surface geology studies in northern Canada. I always enjoyed meeting and talking at conventions and meetings over the years. He was a great guy and will be missed.
    Bob Meneley

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  2. You have my sincere condolences.

    Mel Shannon (Glencoe locker-room pal)

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  3. Doug and Annette Campbell :

    Dear Patti and Bob,
    Our sincere condolences on the passing of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.
    Sincerely, your friends,
    Doug and Annette Campbell

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  4. Bob and Family,
    Our thoughts are with you and we hope the good memories will help ease the loss.

    Regards,
    David Dolph and Family

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  5. Patricia Armstrong :

    Dear Patricia, Chuck and Bob, I was sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. I enjoyed your parents friendship for many years. I have wonderful memories of happy times spent together especially dancing til dawn at the oilmens. I know how you will miss them both but am sure they are now at peace. Sincerely Patricia Armstrong

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  6. Donald & Marilyn Maxwell :

    I am sorry Paul has died He was my boss in 1959 at Geophoto. I was a map painter with Edna Young, and Edna, answered to Paul. I remember him as a tall quiet man and very nice to work for.

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