Leonard (Len) Ginther, beloved husband of Janet Ginther of Calgary, passed away on Friday, November 17, 2006 at the age of 70 years.
Leonard was born on August 27, 1936 on a farm near Haywarden, SK. He grew up and worked in construction in Saskatchewan before moving to Calgary. Leonard then worked for the Teamsters Union #362, working at various gas plants. In 1978, he bought a gravel truck and received a contract with the City of Calgary for several years. Leonard will be remembered for his love of polka music, camping and lively political discussions.
Besides his wife and soul mate of over forty years, Janet, Len is lovingly remembered and sadly missed by daughters Karen and Linda; and grandchildren, Shyla, Larissa and Garett. He is also survived by his three brothers; and five sisters.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY?S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Wednesday, November 22, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to either the Canadian Cancer Society (Brain Cancer Research), Second Floor, 215 – 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, or to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #105, 7500 Macleod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 0L9 Telephone: (403) 266-0620. The family would like to thank Dr. Paul Andersson for his kind care and compassion over the years, the staff at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre and Homecare, who provided the utmost of care.
In living memory of Leonard Ginther, a tree will be planted at Fletcher Park, Airdrie by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences