October 2, 1935 – January 23, 2013
Clarence John Luft of Calgary, passed away at Peter Lougheed Centre on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at the age of 77 years.
Clarence was born in Didsbury, Alberta to Lena and Henry Luft. In his early years, he worked as a farmer and spent the winters working on the oil rigs. He later moved to Calgary and pursued a career as a welder and joined the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union, Local 496, taking an early retirement due to health reasons. He enjoyed helping others anytime they needed a hand. His pride and joy was his family and working in the garden. He loved his home grown cucumbers, tomatoes, onions and potatoes.
Clarence is survived by his loving wife Doreen of forty-five years; his children Darrin (Trina) Luft and Jennifer (Doran) Pelletier; grandchildren Brandon and Ashley; sisters Marion (Henry) Weibe and Jean Luft; brothers Lavern Luft, Allen (Marion) Luft; and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.
In living memory of Clarence Luft, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences