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MYTROEN – Harold Edmond

August 31, 1917 – January 22, 2011

Harold Mytroen passed away peacefully in his sleep. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 49 years, Myrtle.

Harold is survived by three sons; Moray (Christine), Hal (Diane), Carsten (Laura Lee), and two daughters; Carrie (Curt) Haynes and Lauraine Laudel, as well as numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Harold was born in Congress, Saskatchewan. As a youth, Harold enjoyed teen dances at country schools, and played community baseball. He entered the R.C.A.F. in 1942 as a Wireless Operator. He married Myrtle in July, 1945. Following his honorary discharge from the R.C.A.F., Harold managed the Co-op Store in Dinsmore, Saskatchewan, followed by service with the Saskatchewan Civil Service and Public Health Departments.

In 1969 Harold and family moved to Calgary where he became administrator at the Bethany Care Centre. He held this position for fourteen years before retiring in 1983, completing thirty five years of service in the health field.

While in Calgary, Harold and Myrtle joined Christ Lutheran Church where they enjoyed many years of fellowship. Harold served on church council and organized men’s activities. Harold will be remembered for his gentle words of wisdom and his love of jokes. Please join us in celebrating Harold’s life.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Friday, January 28, 2011 10:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Memorial tributes may be made directly to the Salvation Army, 420 – 9 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0R9 Telephone: (403) 410-1111, www.salvationarmy.org.

In living memory of Harold and Myrtle Mytroen, trees will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200

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  1. To the family of Harold Mytroen, I send my deepest sympathy. I have many good memories of Mr. Mytroen over the years and will always remember his “and a good, good afternon to you”, preceding any meeting or speech along with his famous jokes.
    I am sad that I am unable to join you at the service. Please know that I think of all of you at this time.
    Sincerely. Beth Johnson

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  2. Agnes & Glen Braum :

    To the Mytroen family,
    I worked with Harold for several years when he was at Bethany, and have always held him in the highest esteem. Harold was always ready to help the residents and staff, and always took the long view and what he believed to be the right view in his decisions. Agnes and I express our sincere condolences to the family. You are, we are sure, very proud of Harold, and we join with you in our happy memories of him and of Myrtle. Blessings to you all!

    Agnes & Glen Braum

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  3. I knew Harold through Christ Lutheran and served with him on Church Council. He always had a voice of wisdom and I learned to listen carefully to what Harold had to say. I respected and valued him very much. My condolences.

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