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NADRASZKY, William “Bill” Vladimir

December, 31, 1923 – Prague, Czechoslovakia
February, 24, 2014 – Calgary, AB

William “Bill” Vladimir Nadraszky beloved husband of Carol, passed away on Monday, February 24, 2014 at the age of 90 years.

Bill was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia on December 31, 1923. He moved from the Czech Republic and lived in Australia for three years. Afterwards, he moved to Vancouver, Canada. He worked at Commercial Body Builders then opened his own body shop, Chaffer Motors in 1963. He was an excellent auto painter. Bill met, fell in love, and married his wife Carol on September 14, 1963. They lived in Richmond, BC from 1963 to 1998, after which they moved to Calgary, AB to be with their children and grandchildren. He was a gentle family man and his family always came first. He was a loving father and husband and was loved dearly by his family. He always had a smile on his face.

Besides his loving wife Carol, Bill is survived by his sons Bill Nadraszky (Michelle) and Grant Nadraszky; daughter Shari Vanderkuip (James); four grandchildren, Brianne, Brendan, Taylor and Jaiden; special family friends, Brenda-Lee, Mike, Kayley and Mitchell Kearney; and numerous other extended family and friends.

A Private Family Service will be held. Forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kidney Foundation of Canada to honour Bill’s granddaughter Taylor, 6007 – 1A Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 0G5 Telephone: (403) 255-6108, or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

In living memory of Bill Nadraszky, 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.

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  1. Ivene & Bob Ellis :

    Hi Carol – Voices from the “past” – I am not sure if you will remember us but we lived on Kelmore Rd. We moved in 2011 to Pitt Meadows. Read the obit in todays Van Sun. We were sorry to learn of Bill’s passing. It sounds like he had a long and happy life. Our condolences to you and the family. Ivene & Bob

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  2. Nicole Collomb :

    To the Nadraszky family,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you. I have warm memories of your Dad and entire family. I was blessed to have these wonderful memories in my life. My deepest condolences to you all.
    Blessings– Nicole Collomb

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