Kenneth Ray Gerlitz of Calgary passed away suddenly at home on Friday, October 24, 2008 at the age of 83 years.
Ken was born and raised in the Bridgeland area in Calgary. He worked for Canada Post for over thirty-three years and after retiring from there, worked part time for the Calgary School Board for twelve years as a lunchroom supervisor.
Ken is survived by his sons, Dave (Shelley) and Brian; grandchildren, Michelle and Andrew, as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family members, who will all dearly miss him. Ken was predeceased by his wife Angy; his son Larry; and his brother and sisters.
Graveside Services will be held at Queen’s Park Cemetery (3219 – 4th Street N.W.) on Thursday, October 30, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Salvation Army, 420 – 9 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0R9 Telephone: (403) 410-1111, www.salvationarmy.org.
In living memory of Ken 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