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Kraft, Ernest C.

Ernie Kraft, beloved and devoted husband of sixty-one years to Mary, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday, July 24, 2008 at the age of 86 years. Ernie was born and raised in Calgary except for the four years that he proudly served his country in Great Britain as a member of the R.C.A.F. during World War II. He was a professional accountant (C.G.A.) with a strong work ethic. Ernie worked several years until his retirement as a Credit Union Auditor for the Province of Alberta. In addition to his full time career Ernie also provided accounting and income tax services to several small businesses in the construction, restaurant, and grocery industries. These entrepreneurs always valued Ernie’s sound financial services and advice. Ernie lived a full and active life, and enjoyed spending his time golfing, fishing, bird hunting, and skiing in his earlier years. In his retirement, he developed into a very skilled artist and several people will continue to enjoy his paintings of wild life and outdoor scenery. Ernie was a long standing and devoted member of St. Barnabas’ Anglican Church. At the end of this year he would have attained his sixty year membership in the King George Masonic Lodge. Above all Ernie was an excellent husband, father, grandfather and was a role model for all of his family. He was a very kind, thoughtful, and a gentle man and will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Besides his beloved wife Mary, Ernie will be lovingly remembered by his sons and daughters-in-law, Harvey and Jacquie, and Robert and Eileen. He will be cherished by his grandchildren, Nathan and Breanne, Jason and Matthew. Ernie will be forever remembered by his brother Norman (Yvonne), his sister-in-law Lillian Gibson and his nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held at St. Barnabas’ Anglican Church (1407 – 7th Avenue N.W.) on Wednesday, July 30, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Ernie’s honour may be made directly to Calgary Health Trust – Foothills Medical Centre-ICU, Suite 800, 11012 MacLeod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB T2J 6A5, Telephone: (403)943-0615, . The family wishes to thank emergency medical services, Foothills Medical Centre, and the Cardiac ICU for the timely, excellent, and compassionate care provided to Ernie. In living memory of Ernest Kraft, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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