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LOEWEN, Frank Alton

May 8, 1942 – March 23, 2012

Frank Alton Loewen, beloved husband of Ellen Loewen of Calgary, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 23, 2012 at the age of 69 years, after a three year battle with colon cancer.

Frank was born in Carstairs on May 8, 1942. Frank was a welder most of his life, and during the last few years of his career he created ornamental iron for his many customers in Central Alberta. Calgary has been home for the past six years. His true loves were his wife, Ellen, his dogs, camping, sunny trips to Mexico and watching the Flames play. Frank was a dedicated member of AA and celebrated 38 years of sobriety on July 27, 2011. His wisdom, courage, and “saying it like it was” earned the respect from many who touched his life. Frank leaves to mourn his wife, Ellen; and stepchildren Darrel, Jim, and Shauna (Murray); sons, Dean and Michael and their families; brothers, Allan (Donna) and Bob (Bev) and nieces, nephews, as well as extended family members and friends. Frank was predeceased by his Mother, Hazel, his daughter Sandy and his nephew Ken Loewen.

You are invited to join the Celebration of Frank’s life at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222, www.albertacancer.ca/memorial.

In living memory of Frank Loewen, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Provincial Park, Cochrane, by McInnis & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200 June 2nd and 3rd, and June 9th and 10th, 2012.

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  1. Cheryl Loewen :

    Ellen,
    Darren and I are so sorry for your loss. Uncle Frank will be so missed by our family.

    Love,
    Cheryl

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  2. Karen Pedersen :

    Ellen, I was so sorry to hear about Franks passing. Please know that my prayers and thoughts are with you and your family at this time.
    Karen

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  3. Linda Atsinger :

    Dear Ellen,
    I hardly knew Frank, but, knowing that you loved him proved to me that he had to be pretty special.I am sorry that I could not be there today, but, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. My sincerest condolences.
    Love Linda

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  4. David A. Lunder :

    Ellen,
    I was saddened to hear about Franks passing just recently. On behalf of my family, i send a message of courage, strength, and hope.
    God Bless
    Dave

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