Timothy John Paetkau succumbed to injuries he sustained in a motor vehicle accident which had occurred on July 30.
Tim was born and raised in Calgary, and worked in the sheet metal industry. His family, friends, music and his 1968 Firebird were his strongest passions.
Tim leaves to mourn, the love of his life for twenty-six wonderful years, Teri; the pride and joy of his life, his children, Samantha, Bailey and Keith. He will be dearly missed by his two sisters, Trish (Norm) Palardy and Kat Sharpen. Tim is also survived by his mother and father-in-law, Betty and Frank Szautner; his brother-in-law; three sisters-in-law; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and many friends who mourn the loss of a great man. He was predeceased by his Mom, Dorothy Wilson in 2001 and his Dad, John Paetkau in 2004.
A celebration of Tim’s life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Thursday September 7, 2006, at 3:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to S.T.A.R.S. (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society), Box 570, 1441 Aviation Park N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 8M7 Telephone: (403) 295-1811, www.stars.ca, a service that was instrumental in getting Tim to the necessary hospital.
In living memory of Timothy Paetkau, a tree 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences