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KLASSEN, Edward Robert, D.D.S.

June 1, 1935 – December 3, 2011

Edward Klassen, beloved husband of Ruth, of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at the age of 76 years.

Edward was born and raised in the Linden area, Alberta. He attended high school in Acme and studied dentistry at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. He married Ruth Kocher on January 31, 1959. Edward practised dentistry in Three Hills and then Calgary. He spent many summers and most of his retirement at his beloved Shuswap home.

Edward is survived by his wife Ruth; his son Edward Klassen (Anna Marie Ruud); daughters, Cindy Kroon (Gary), Susan Zyto (Jon), Sandra Ward (Gordon Hendrickson) and Trudi Klassen; grandsons, Vincent, Elliot, Michael, Isaac, Jacob; only granddaughter Erin-Lynn; siblings, Margaret DiFrancesco, Rudy Klassen (Carmel), Dorothy Ratzlaff (Raymond), Erwin Klassen (Elvera), Rae Rempel (Jake), Trudi Neufeld (Arnie); sister-in-law Marj Klassen; godchildren Vincent Klassen, Laurie Klassen and Paul Van Doren; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents David and Mika; sister Helen; niece Teresa; nephew Jeff; and brothers, David, Bernie and Eric.

A private service will be held. Forward condolences through In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made directly to the Salvation Army National Processing Center, P.O. Box 8200, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4W5,

In living memory of Edward Klassen, 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.

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  1. Leo & Danielle Boileau :

    Our most sincere condoleances to Rudy, Carmel and family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

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  2. Paul & Andrea Klassen :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with uncle Ed’s immediate and extended family. Uncle Ed’s exceptional life legacy will always live on in the hearts and minds of our family. Thanks for all the wonderful summers at the Shuswap uncle Ed! We already miss you; but won’t forget you when we gather at the next family reunion. Paul.

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  3. Arnie and Trudi Neufeld :

    Our thoughts and our prayers for peace and strength, continue with you Ruth and your family. We’re so thankful and privileged to have had Ed as a part of our lives!

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  4. Ray & Dorothy Ratzlaff :

    Dorothy ( Klassen) Raymond Ratzlaff

    We will miss our dear brother Ed @ the Klassen Fest in Aug.2016!
    Your laugh, your warm hug, and joyful spirit.
    Ruth and Family , we know you will miss him More than words can say
    Our prayers and love contiue for all family. God’s blessings contiue
    Throughout the coming years.

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