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KESKICH, Osman

April 12, 1932– Bihac, Bosnia
January 31, 2014 – Calgary, AB

Osman Keskich beloved husband of Sadika of Calgary passed away peacefully at home, on Friday, January 31, 2014 at the age of 81 years.

Osman immigrated to Canada in the 1950’s to setup a home for his family. He was one of the first pioneers of the Bosnian community to settle in Calgary. He always said Canada is the land of opportunity. Osman was a proud and successful business owner of custom built luxury homes. He enjoyed life to fullest.

Besides his loving wife of 65 years Sadika, Osman is survived by his sons Mersad Keskich and Fuad Keskich; his daughter Pervina Khan; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and his sister Hanka Kovacevic.

Prayers for Osman will be held at SW Masjid (MAC) (5615 – 14th Ave. SW, Calgary, AB) today, February 1, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery with reception to follow. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Osman Keskich, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  1. barbara meagher :

    Dear Pervina,
    I am so truly saddened for you. Also so very pleased that you and your Dad were able to visit Playa when you did. I’ll keep you and your dear family in my heart.

    Sincerely, Barbara

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  2. We are very sad for your loss. He will be missed by all that new him. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
    Love Lori & Casey

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  3. Sonia Kimmitt :

    My Deepest condolences, praying that God grants peace to the soul of your dearly departed.

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  4. Dave and Joanne Ladner :

    Our sincere sympathy to your family as you go through this loss of your husband, father and grandfather.
    Dave and Joanne

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  5. Sorry to hear that. May Allah grant him the best place in heaven ameen.

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  6. Mersa &Toni Tomic :

    To the dear family of Osman KESICH
    Our deepest sympathy for your loss…….”Dida, may God bless your soul. We all going to miss you”
    Allah rahmet

    Family Tomic

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  7. Skenderija Huskic :

    Dear Pervina,Sadika and all of you,
    We are so sorry to hear this sad news.Our hearts are with you.
    Neka mu Dragi Allah podari lijepi Dzenet a vama svima Sabur .
    He will be missed.
    With love,
    Skenderija,Fahrudin,Arnad & Adam

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  8. My heartfelt condolences go out to the Keskich family. I will surely miss the presence of a truly loveable and kind person. “Prika: You will always live in our hearts.” Allah Rahmetelje.

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  9. To the family of Mr. Keskich, may our loving heavenly Father, who is described as the “God of all comfort” at 2 Corinthians 1:3 , grant you comfort during this difficult time. May you also receive a measure of comfort from your good memories of Mr. Keskich. I am sorry for your loss.

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  10. Alen Okanovic :

    Osman was our role model of younger generation Bosnians here in Canada. We will miss you.

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  11. Although it is difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.When someone you love become a memory the memory becomes treasure. My sincere sympathy

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  12. Nuzhat,ikram,Shema& fazeel elahi :

    Asalaamalekum wrehmatullah Perveena, Abrar bhai & family,

    Perveena it is a very difficult time you are going through. May Allah Subhana wa taala make it easier on you and your entire family to bear this loss. May Allah grant brother osman a very high rank in Jannah.(Ameen)
    You have availed each and every opportunity which was available to you to take care your father with love, courage, respect and passion. We are very proud of you. You have set the example for all of us to look up on you.
    And whenever you will look back you will be at ease, you will be satisfied that you haven’t missed any time by not doing that. You have earned “the Akhira”.
    You have done what Allah has commanded in Qur’an to all of us towards our parents.
    Keep on going and keep on smiling………….
    Our best wishes and prayers to your mother & entire family.
    Elahis

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  13. Nuzhat,Ikram,Shema& Fazeel Elahi :

    Asalaamalekum wrehmatullah Perveena, Abrar bhai & family,

    Perveena it is a very difficult time you are going through. May Allah Subhana wa taala make it easier on you and your entire family to bear this lose. May Allah grant brother osman a very high rank in Jannah.(Ameen)
    you have availed each and every opportunity which was available to you to take care your father with love,courage,respect and passion. We are very proud of you. You have set the example for all of us to look up on you.
    And whenever you will look back you will be at ease, you will be satisfied that you haven’t missed any time by not doing that. You have earned”the Akhira”.
    you have done what Allah has commanded in Qur’an to all of us towards our parents.
    Keep on going and keep on smiling………….
    Our best wishes and prayers to your mother & entire family.
    Elahis

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  14. My sympathy goes to all of his family. He was happy man. Every time I visited him he was full of life despite his pain. He joked alot and I will miss him.
    Hasibe

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  15. You Are in Our Thoughts

    As you find your way though this. We are praying for your healing, with the passage of time. We know you miss him; we send our understanding and consolation. Know that the strain, the pain, will eventually ease. May your pleasant memories sustain and comfort you. You are in our thoughts.

    Love Leila xoxox I Will Miss You!

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  16. Marcie and Kim Hubick :

    Sadeka and family,

    We are so sorry for your loss. Osman was such a special man and a very good neighbor. We will miss our little chats over the fence. If there is anything we can do for you please call. Our thoughts are with you during this time.

    Marcie and Kim

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  17. Nirvana Dupanovic :

    I am sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to Uina and family.

    Nirvana

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  18. Marsha and Jack Davey :

    Dear Pervina, Abrar, and family.
    We are sad to hear of the loss of your Father/Grandfather. I feel very fortunate to have met him on several occasions . Our thoughts are with you.
    Jack and Marsha

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  19. Dear Keskich family,
    I am sorry to hear of the passing of Mr.Osman Keskich on January 31, 2014. Derry, Ash , David and Jenny offer our condolences to your family. I am in Pakistan and will not be able to come for the prayers but our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
    Ash Khan
    Karachi Pakistan

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  20. Cathy Mallany :

    Dear Pervina,
    I’m so sorry about your Dad. Thinking about you. Take care.

    Cathy

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