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LANG, Ferdinand Joseph

September 17, 1922 – August 10, 2012

Fern Lang beloved husband of Frances Lang of Calgary, passed away on Friday, August 10, 2012 at the age of 89 years.

Fern was born in Raymore, SK. He met Frances in Raymore and they were married October 2, 1946. They moved to Calgary in November, 1959 where he was employed with Burns Foods Ltd. until his retirement.

Fern is survived by his loving wife Frances; eleven children, Charles, Patrick (Marian), Marilyn (Lorne) Brown, Donn (Dari), Monica (Bruce) Krenzel, Colleen (Russ) Young, Gerry (Denise), Leonard (Margot), Mark (Claudia), Mary Anne (Bruce) Kinnell, Rose Anne (Terry) Matlo; twenty-two grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and his brother Edward.

He was predeceased by eight brothers and sisters.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at ST. MARK’S CATHOLIC CHURCH (5552 Madigan Drive N.E. Calgary, AB.) on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be held at ST. MARK’S CATHOLIC CHURCH on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow in Good Shepherd Cemetery, Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to Ira Ross for the care she provided to Fern.

In living memory of Fern, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E., Calgary, AB Telephone: 403-248-8585.

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  1. Karla (Mitchell) Calvert & family :

    My condolences to my Lang family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time.

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  2. Kimberley & John Rumball :

    Sending my cousins the Lang’s my love and prayers at this difficult time. Its never easy to loose a parent.
    Aunty Frances may you find comfort and peace by knowing that others truly care about you and love you. I am sorry I wont be able to be there to support you as you had when my beloved parents passed. Much love to you all
    Kimberley

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  3. Eleonore Robinson(Petro) :

    Aunt Frances & Family:
    My sincerest sympathy at this difficult time, I shall remember Uncle with fondest memories always.
    Love
    Eleonore.

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  4. Garth & Donna Nolin :

    Terry & Rose I wish that we had the words that would help comfort you during this time but please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your extended family!
    Garth & Donna Nolin

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  5. My sincere condolences to Francis and family. He will be missed and will be in my prayers. If you need anything at all please give me a call. Always keep in touch.

    Love always
    Linda Lang

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  6. Steve and Valerie Shannon :

    Our sincere condolences to Leonard, Margot and family. It is not easy losing a parent. Trusting you receive all the love and support you need from family and friends.

    Steve and Val Shannon

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  7. Gerry, Denise and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time in your lives.

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  8. Reid, Peggy & Brock Mercer :

    Our deepest sympathy and condolences to Gerry, Denise, Tori and the rest of the Lang Clan, our thougths and prayers are with you.

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  9. Debbie Dickson :

    Gerry, Denise and family,
    Just a note to offer our heartfelt condolences on the passing of your dad.
    Keep your memories close in heart, he will always be with you.
    With our sympathies, Joe Deigner and Deb Dickson

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  10. To Aunty Frances and family, our deepest condolence’s go out to you at this time. We will all miss Uncle Fritz and I just wish that I had been able to go to the reunion and have a final visit with him. He was so kind and loving to my Mom when she was sick and I will always remember him!

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