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Muller, Wolfgang Heinrich

Wolfgang Muller, beloved husband of Ruby Hoyos of Calgary, passed away on Thursday, September 4, 2008 at the age of 73 years. Wolfgang was born in Duisburg, Germany to Hermann and Kaethe (nee Neuwohner) on December 4, 1934. In 1957 he immigrated to Canada, first living in Edmonton, then moving to Calgary in 1958. In February 1960, he married Marta Lucia Echeverri. Wolfgang worked as a finishing carpenter until he was forced to retire in 1986 due to being diagnosed with Pulmonary Fibrosis. On September 15, 1987, Wolfgang became the 10th successful single living transplant recipient in the world and at the time of his passing, held the Guinness World Record as the longest living single lung transplant (twenty years and 354 days). After his surgery, Wolfgang became involved with the Canadian and World Transplant Games, competing in Table Tennis and winning medals in Hungary, Singapore, England, and Japan. After Marta’s passing, Wolfgang was blessed to find love a second time and married Ruby in May of 2002. Besides his loving wife Ruby, Wolfgang is survived by his children, Hermann, Margarita and Hernan; and six grandchildren, Christopher, Xavier, Darius, Ethan, Selena, and Malick; as well as numerous members of his extended family. He was predeceased by his first wife Marta (1996) and their first daughter Teresa (2000).  Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Thursday, September 11, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.comIn living memory of Wolfgang Muller, a tree will be planted at FishCreekProvincialPark by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.

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