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KOSTUR, Walter

August 4, 1947 – November 15, 2011

Walter Kostur, beloved husband of Florence Kostur, died tragically on Tuesday November 15, 2011 near Langdon, AB at the age of 64 years.

Walter was born August 4, 1947 in Swan River, Manitoba. He resided in Saskatchewan until he moved to Calgary at the age of seventeen. Walter completed his apprenticeship as a carpenter in 1982. He opened his own business in 1988 and managed it until the present time.

Walter was a lover of the outdoors, sports, especially the Saskatchewan Roughriders, and most of all time spent with his family. Walter was looking forward to his retirement at his special place in Christina Lake, BC.

He leaves to mourn his wife Florence; daughters Moria (Trevor) and Shannon (Charles); sisters, Olga (Brian Horejsi), Doreen Derbowka and Vicky (Tom Caldwell); four grandchildren, Raven, Mason, Abigail and Wesley; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother Anne Jarman.

A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Breast Cancer Foundation, 13160 – 118 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5L 2L5 or to a charity of the donors choice.

In living memory of Walter Kostur, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park/ Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.

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  1. Flo, Moria and Shannon, I am so sorry for what has happened, I know that you have lost the most Precious Person in your life.Wish I was there to hold your hand.If you need anything feel free to call. Take Care of Each Other. God Bless

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  2. Dear Flo and family,

    I am deeply sorry to hear of the sudden loss of Walter. I pray that you find comfort in the memories you all shared with Walter over the years.

    Memories of a Beloved One Never Fade,

    With Deepest Sympathy,

    Marlene Rimmer

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  3. Jane and Greg Turcotte :

    It is with deep sadness that we send this note of sympathy. Flo ,Moria and Shannon our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families with the loss of Wally. May you find strength in each other and know that there many of us thinking of you during this time of sorrow. We have recalled many memories on Rundleside Dr and will treasure them always. Your friends Jane and Greg.

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  4. Trevor Davies & Rosanna Seravalli :

    Flo, Maria, Shannon & family

    We are so sorry for the loss of Wally. There is nothing that can be said in the face of such a loss so we just wanted you to know that we are thinking about you and are wishing you all the strength possible to carry on. Please know that all of the years we have know each other and worked together means you have a lot of people who care about you deeply.

    Trevor & Rosanna & the boys

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  5. Flo, Moria, Shannon & Family

    Thinking of you at this difficult time in your lives. Iam hoping that you will find comfort in the memories of Wally. Even though I never met him I think I knew him well through the stories I have heard about him.

    With Deepest Sympathy
    Jean Collins

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