Walter Kjelstrom beloved husband of Irene Kjelstrom of Calgary passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 14, 2006 after a short battle with cancer at the age of 62 years.
Walter was born on May 31, 1943 in Ronne, Bornholm, Denmark. He immigrated to Canada in July 1965. He married Irene on December 17, 1966. Walter was a member of the Bricklayers Local 2 Union. He loved the outdoors especially camping, fishing, and hunting.
Besides his loving wife Irene, Walter is survived by daughter and son-in-law Sheila and Frank Wood of Sparta, NJ; his son and daughter-in-law Brian and Karen Kjelstrom of Calgary; two grandchildren, Scott and Chad Wood; sister and brother-in-law Linda and Egon Erickson of Bornholm, Denmark their sons, John and Peter and their children.
A Celebration of Walter’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Saturday, January 21, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Salvation Army, 420 – 9 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0R9 Telephone: (403) 410-1111, www.salvationarmy.org. or to the Calgary Health Trust – Palliative & Hospice Care Services, 10101 Southport Road SW, Calgary, AB T2W 3N2 Telephone: (403) 943 – 0615, www.calgaryhealthtrust.org.
In living memory of Walter Kjelstrom, 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