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KANGAS, Clarence “Warner”

June 19, 1934 – November 29, 2011

Warner Kangas beloved Husband of Denise Rourke of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at the age of 77 years.

Besides his loving wife Denise, Warner is survived by his children, daughter-in-law Sharon Kangas, Dennis Kangas, Jeannie MacDonald (Paul) and Glenn Kangas (Laurie); grandchildren Jessica, Sarah, Andrew, Hallie, Logan, Caden, Kendra, Spencer and Jacey; his two sisters, Loretta Reimer (Rudy) and Valerie Elder (Jerry); Auntie Iolene Macdonald and numerous extended family. Warner was predeceased by his son Larry in March of 2011.

Warner worked for many years in the Oil and Gas Industry for Canadian Occidental Petroleum / Nexen. He loved spending time at Mara Lake with family, fishing and finding a good garage sale.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Eastside Memorial Chapel (5388 Memorial Drive N.E.) on Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549,

In living memory of Warner Kangas, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E. Telephone: (403) 248-8585.

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  1. Phyllis Elder (Jerry's sister) :

    Denise and family,
    I extend my sympathy in the death of Warner…husband, father, grandfather. I hope the following will give you consolation:

    “Death is not extinguishing the light;
    It is putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.” …Tagore

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    My Sympathy to the Kangas Family

    What a pleasure it was to know such a wonderful Man.I loved getting to know Mr.Kangas and listening to the stories of his family and his life adventures.I will always remember him for his friendly smile and his kind words.
    Thanking God for your loved one’s life and praying for you as you grieve your loss. Janet Matusewycz

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  3. Lloyd & Wilda Koepke :

    No one can understand the pain of your hurting heart.
    No one can feel your loss.
    But we can say in the most sincere way
    that we care about you
    And you’re in our prayers and thoughts.

    With Sympathy and Caring; our Blessings go out to each of your family members

    Lloyd And Wilda Koepke

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