Steve Hvizdos, beloved husband of Margot Hvizdos of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2007 at the age of 85 years.
Steve was born on January 18, 1922 in Kluknava, Slovakia. Steve’s family immigrated to Canada, settling in the Crowsnest Pass, where he grew up and started his own family. Steve worked as an electrician in Calgary with Alpine Electric and later with the University of Calgary. Steve loved the outdoors – fishing, hunting and camping. He and Margot enjoyed travelling together, their highlight being a trip to Europe. Steve also enjoyed music and as a young man played in the West Canadian Collieries Band. He was proud to pass on his love of music to his daughter and granddaughter.
Besides his loving wife of sixty-three years, Steve is survived by a daughter and son-in-law Sandra and Bill Wiggins; granddaughter Kim Wiggins; and three sisters and a brother-in-law, Mary Gray, Anne Brown and Kay and John Kovacik. He was predeceased by his parents John and Katharina; sister Sophie; and brothers Gaspar and John.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Monday, January 29, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Children’s Cottage Society, 845 McDougall Road N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 5A5 Telephone: 403-283-4274, www.childrenscottage.ab.ca. The family would like to thank the staff of the Beverly Centre Lake Midnapore and the Rockyview General Hospital.
In living memory of Steve Hvizdos, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences