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KOSTEL – Walter (Wally) Andrew

April 09, 1938 – January 11, 2010

Wally passed away peacefully on Monday, January 11, 2010 at the age of 71 surrounded by his loving family. He will be remembered by his wife, Linda, son Ryan and mother in law Joan Whayman.

Wally was born and raised in Calgary. After graduating from University he became a professional landman and was employed with Texaco Oil, Dome Petroleum and his final years until his retirement with the Federal Government Department of Indian and Northern Affairs. He enjoyed many sports, particularly golf and skiing. He had many happy memories of time spent at our summer retreat at Twin Lakes in Northern Idaho.

He was predeceased by his parents, Steve and Sophie Kostelny and his only sister Anne Mateush. He leaves to mourn cousins in Alberta and B.C.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Walter Kostel, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.

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  1. Bonnie and Jay Martin :

    Linda and Ryan
    Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

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  2. To Linda and Ryan, we are very sorry for the loss of your husband and dad. Linda, you may remember I visited you and Walter about 10 years a go with my mom, Myrtle Gresson (Walter’s cousin from Winnipeg) and young son Sean. On behalf of the Gressons and my family here in Calgary–Jim, Mark and Sean, I offer you our sincere condolences. May all your happy memories of Walter help to cheer you through this most difficult time.

    Take care,
    Cathy Ulicki

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  3. Orest J. Fodchuk ; Michael and Stephen :

    To Linda and Ryan;
    We are very sorry for the loss of your husband and father. We offer our most sincere condolences and if there is anything we can help you with to ease your time of grieving, please do not hesitate to call upon us.

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