Frank Kouwenhoven, beloved husband of Mrs. Els Kouwenhoven of Calgary, passed away on September 20, 2006, at the age of 70 years.
Born in The Hague, Holland on November 4, 1935, Frank immigrated to Calgary in 1954. He married Els Van Der Kaay in 1956 and they lived in Calgary the rest of their lives. Frank was in retail sales and his greatest passions were his family, golf and people. He loved life, never had a single enemy and was always the life of the party.
Besides his loving wife, Frank is remembered by his daughter and son-in-law Deanne and Leroy and their children David and Steven; his son and daughter-in-law Mike and Billie and their children Cooper, Trai and Bailey; and son and daughter-in-law Scott and Julie and their daughter Rebecca. He is also survived by many family members overseas.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Elbow Springs Golf Club (240086 Lott Creek Boulevard, Calgary Telephone: (403) 246-2800) on Monday, October 2, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. In honour of Frank, the family requests that bright colors be worn. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Palliative Home Care Program c/o the Calgary Health Trust, 800 11012 McLeod Trail S.E., T2J-6A5, or please specify “a gift in kind” to the Intercare Southwood Hospice, 211 Heritage Drive S.E., T2H-1M9, telephone: 403-252-0620. The family would like to express special thanks to June and Nishma for their tremendous care and compassion, as well as all of the staff at the Southwood Hospice.
In living memory of Frank Kouwenhoven, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences