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HENNAN – Vernon

January 30, 1941 – April 24, 2011

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Vernon Hennan, beloved husband, father and grandpa, on Sunday, April 24, 2011 at the age of 70 years.

Vern enjoyed camping, fishing, and hunting with best buddy Gene. He was a dedicated employee of Standen’s Springs Ltd., as a mechanic, for forty-three years.

Vern is survived by his loving wife of forty-three years, Margaret; son Brett; grandson Cameron; daughter-in-law Chantal; brothers, Amos (Alberta) of Pender Harbour, B.C. and Ed of Kamloops, B.C.; sisters, Lucille Strath of Lakeside, ON and Gloria (Ron) Miller of Weyburn, SK; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Howard and Stella, and brother Carl.

Memorial Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Friday, April 29, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222. www.albertacancer.ca/memorial. or to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #204, 2323 – 32nd Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 6Z3 Telephone: (403) 266-0620, ext. 112, www.diabetes.ca. Special thanks to Dr. Lim and nurses at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, and Units 72 and 73 at the Rockyview General Hospital for their care and attention.

In living memory of Vernon Hennan, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.

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  1. Mel Svendsen :

    Like he was to so many others here at Standen’s, Vern was a mentor, a colleague, and a dear friend. From the days of playing ball to the days of reminiscing about old times, we will always cherish Vern’s humour, help and wisdom. Our team here will miss him deeply. We pass on our condolences to Marg, Brett and the rest of the family.

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  2. My thoughts are with the Hennan family. Vern was a great Co-worker and friend. I will miss his special humour and stories.

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  3. Alice Howden :

    Deepest sympathy, thoughts and care are extended to all. Vern was an amazing example of committment and dedication.

    Alice Howden
    Occ. Health Nurse
    Standens Ltd.

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  4. Larry & Kathleen Johnston :

    Dear Marg: Kathleen and I are so terribly sorry to hear of Vern’s sudden passing. I grew up with him in Goodwater and remember playing ball, hockey and hunting with him. We both moved to Calgary to attend SAIT in 1961. I always admired Vern’s common sense and grounded personality. Our sincere condolences to you and your family.

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  5. Gordon & Dorothy Kempthorne :

    Marg & family –

    We are so sorry to hear of Vern’s passing and our sincere sympathy goes out to you and your family. He will surely be missed by his family of course but by his Standen’s co-workers as well. He must have held the longest term employee record there – quite an accomplishment.

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  6. Vern and I attended Goodwater SK highschool together. I just dicovered this notice on facebook. Deeply sorry when I read it. I met you once in Calgary Marg. I live in Chloride AZ. (80 miles South of Las Vegas NV.) Earl Berrard will visit me in Nov. I’m sure we’ll talk about old times that included Vern.

    Jim Allen

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