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JACKSON – Ervie Harvey Willis

January 9, 1919 – January 21, 2010

Ervie Jackson, beloved husband of Kay Jackson of Calgary, passed away surrounded by his loving family, on January 21, 2010 at the age of 91 years.

Ervie was born in Strathmore, AB on January 9, 1919 and grew up in Evarts, AB. He served in World War II with The Royal Canadian Electrical Mechanical Engineers. Ervie was Past President of the Calgary and Alberta Real Estate Boards and Regional Vice President of the Canadian Real Estate Association.

Ervie will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 65 years, Kay; sons Andrew (Marilyn) and Gary (Alix); grandchildren Joel, Claire, Lauren, Cameron and Morgan, and great grandchild, Ezekiel. Ervie will also be remembered by his sister Fernie Powers and family and sister-in-law Dot Torpe and family. He was predeceased by daughter Carolyn.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Thursday, January 28, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Union Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made directly to the charity of your choice. The family wishes to express their gratitude to the Dr.’s and staff from Bow View Manor, for the wonderful care that Ervie received during his stay.

In living memory of Ervie Jackson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.

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  1. Bert & Margaret Twittey :

    Dear Kay and Family
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
    We are not sure if we will be able to attend on Thursay, but please know we will be with you in our hearts. Ervie was a very special man and will be missed by all who knew him.

    Love
    Bert & Margaret

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  2. Courtney James Faber :

    I will always be thankful to Ervie for the help he gave me when I first moved to Calgary, and he rented his mother’s home to me. He had a wonderful spirit and was generous, cheerful and kind. I think very fondly of him.

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  3. Dear Kay, Andy, Gary, and Family
    My sincere sympathy to all of you. I have many fond memories of Erv. He was a very warm and loving husband and father. Bob

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  4. George Phelps ( Alice ) :

    Dear Kay and Family. I associated with Ervie for many years in Real Estate, he was a great honest man. God bless, sorry unable to attend on Thurs, George and Alice Phelps

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  5. Gordon Bullivant :

    All of us at Foothills Academy will remember your loving father for a very long time. His appearances at Foothills always made us smile and his sense of humour was infectious. We will all miss him dearly. Our most sincere sympathies to all of you from all of us.

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  6. Dear Andy, Marylin and family,
    I was so sorry to hear the news of the loss of your Dad. My thoughts are with you and your family. Take time for each other. With love and tears from Viv Toffolo

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  7. Dear Andy, Marilyn and family,
    I am very sorry for your loss. I wish your family peace in this time of reflection.
    Leah Bowen

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  8. Dear Andy,

    I was very sorry to hear about your dad. I hope you can find some comfort in good memories of him. I’ll be thinking of you tomorrow.

    Rhonda Jones

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  9. Bonnie & Victor Vogel :

    Dear Andy, Marilyn and family,

    We were so sorry to hear about the loss of your Father. Please know that our thoughts are with you now.

    Sincerely,
    Bonnie & Victor Vogel

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  10. Gary,

    My thoughts are with you and Alix at this sad and difficult time. No matter how hard it is now, I know you’ll always have many wonderful memories.

    Tim Friesen

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  11. Margaret and Martin Cull (Margaret Wrangham) :

    Kay and family: Please accept our sincere sympathies on the passing of Ervie. You and Ervie were always such good friends to Mom and Dad (Alice and Peter). You are all in our prayers.

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  12. Vince Lefebvre :

    Gary,

    Kim and I were sorry to hear about your dad passing away. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Vince

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  13. I am glad to have met your dad, Ervie. I realize that you have lost a special person in your life. My thoughts are with you and your family in this difficult time. Ervie was joy to spend time with, I do thank you for letting me meet him.

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  14. Condolences to the family from a long time friend in Real Estate. Ervie was a wonderful man and dedicated to his industry and friends in the business. He will be remembered by his many customers and his loyalty to his associates in tne industry. Rest in Peace.

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  15. Andy, I just wanted to send my condolences to you and your family at this time of sorrow and loving memories.

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  16. Ray & Verna Srigley :

    Dear Kay and Family:
    Please accept our sincere sympathy
    in the passing of Ervie.
    We have known the Jackson family a very
    long time. Ervie was a very kind man,
    gentleman always. You will all miss
    him, hold your memories close to your
    heart.
    Sincerely Verna ( Miles ) and Ray
    Srigley ( High River 652 3388 )

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