Calvin John Gerlitz, beloved husband of Jean Gerlitz of Calgary, passed away unexpectedly at home on Thursday, June 8, 2006 at the age of 67 years.
Cal was born and raised in Calgary and worked his entire life in the trucking business. He was a simple man who loved his family immensely. Cal was also a very loving and attentive husband. His loving and caring nature will be missed greatly by both his friends and family.
Besides his loving wife Jean, Cal will be missed by four sons and two daughter-in-laws, Kevin and Christina Gerlitz, James Booth, John and Mary Booth and Joseph Booth; two daughters and a son-in-law, Joni and Jeff Barry and Julia Cummings; fourteen grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Cal is also survived by two sisters and a brother-in-law, Elaine Bruder and Linda and Albert Appel; sister-in-law Florence and Lea Mindrum. He was predeceased by his parents Fred and Lydia and sister Joanne.
A Celebration of Cal’s Life will be held at Radisson Place, 2nd Floor Lounge (1710 Radisson Dr. S.E.) on Tuesday, June 13, 2006 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th St. N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Cal Gerlitz, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences