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KERR, David (Dave)

June 20, 1934 – February 2, 2012

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our wonderful Husband, Brother, Dad, Grandpa, Uncle and friend, Dave Kerr. Dave passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2012 at the Peter Lougheed Hospital surrounded by his family.

He will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by his beloved wife June, Sister Dora and dear friend Irene Taylor, his children Pat, Mike, Lynne and Jim and his precious grandchildren, Jaimie & Dani, Lindsey &Trevor, Niki & Andrew, and Steven, as well as his nieces, nephews and their families. Dave was pre-deceased by his son David and his sisters Gladys and Alice.

His family would like to acknowledge and thank the wonderful staff of Unit 43 at the Peter Lougheed Hospital for their care and kindness, especially to Dave, but also to June and family.

A family gathering and reception in Dave’s memory will be held at MCINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Eastside Memorial Chapel (5388 Memorial Drive N.E.) on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. (family tribute at 12:30 p.m.) and a scattering of ashes will follow at 2:45 p.m. at Queens Park Cemetery, 3219 4 Street N.W. Condolences may be forwarded through . In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Lung Association, Alberta & NWT, P.O. Box 4500, Station South, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 6K2; Phone: 1-888-566-LUNG (5864), or to the Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter, P.O. Box 52051, Edmonton Trail North, Calgary, AB T2E 8K9 Telephone: (403) 539-5131.

In living memory of Dave Kerr, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E. Telephone: (403) 248-8585.

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  1. Thinking of all of you…
    How truly sad this time is for you
    but also how lucky you’ve been to have him in your life….
    Hugs all around,

  2. Gloria, Tony& family :

    It`s so sad having to leave a message like this after Dave has passed away, but we wish all the family, & specially June, all our love & thoughts. God Bless.

  3. Very sorry for your loss. Peace be with you all.

    Brian and Madeleine

  4. steve and andrew :

    Hi guys so sorry for your loss, bet Dave is up there sharing a tipple of his favorite whisky with the “BOSS”!!!best wishes love, Steve and Andy xxxx

  5. My Uncle Dave will be truley missed he was such a caring,loving,wonderful
    man. June and Dave had a special kind of love and I am so grateful you had found each other and had all those wonderful years together. June I am deeply sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Lots of Love.

    Melody,Justin & Kayla

  6. June, so sorry to hear of Davey’s passing.You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Jim and family.

  7. I will miss you greatly but know you are with me always.

  8. My heart goes out to all of you. Know that my thoughts are with you.


  9. Sheila Wirsch :

    A truly wonderful person has left a mark in everyone’s heart, even if only in a short passage of time. He gave of himself by his laughter, his softness, his patience and his strength. A gentle person who left his mark, while peacefully laying in the comfort of his angels wings. May the wings of his angels be touched by all, and that the
    memories will ride with all who knew him. Peace to Dave and all his family, friends.

  10. Pat Wirsch & Ron Lloyd :

    Our thoughts and prayers to all of you. May your memories of the wonderful times you spent together bring peace to you.

  11. Blayne & Debbie Sproule :

    We are very sorry for your loss. Our prayers & thoughts are with you at this time.

  12. My heartfelt sympathy to June and family. My thoughts are with you at this time. May God bless you all.

  13. leslie and family :

    Very sad to hear about uncle Dave,he will be missed. Our thoughts to you all in these hard moments. Love to all..

  14. Please accept our deepest Condolences for your sad loss of a good man.
    Lots of love from Paul and Craig.

  15. kathleen wear and family :

    Such sadness for the family you left behind, such happiness for your family your with up in heaven. May God help you through this time June and family.

  16. Lynne & Jim Kleingertner :

    No words can describe how much we are going to miss you Dad. xx

  17. Dora McCormack :

    How do I say good bye to my (DEAR BROTHER) Your friend Irene Taylor is also going to miss you. Dave you will be forever in my heart. I am am going to miss you dearly.

    Love always your Sister

  18. Helen Sweeney :

    We were so sorry to hear the sad news about Dave. Thinking about you all.
    Love Helen, Mike & family

  19. June. I was shocked to hear the news last night(Feb 12) of the passing of my dad the loss of your husband and friend. My deepest condolences to all and hope you are able to find strength and comfort with loved ones around you.
    Doug, Ronda & Jamie Kerr

  20. Dear June
    I’ve just heard the news and wanted to express my deepest sympathy to you for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family as you go through this most difficult time.
    Most sincerely, Lorraine Cope

  21. Well Uncle Davey, I deeply understand how much of a difficult time this is for Auntie June and your fantastic children who held you so close to their hearts. After I heard all the wonderful memories they were so blessed to be a part of I felt a brand new warmth fill me up, thank you. I will miss you very much and I am so glad that I have a wonderful woman I can call Auntie June. I know you are with other loved family members no longer here with us, please give them hugs and kisses.

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