Henry Pedersen, of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on Thursday, December 4, 2008 at the age of 91 years.
Henry was born in Garner, Iowa and immigrated with his parents and older brothers, to the Standard/Chancellor area where the family farm was established. Henry met and married Ada Marie Fletcher in 1945 and raised their four children on the family farm before retiring to Calgary in 1969.
Henry will be dearly missed, and is survived by his three loving sons; Leonard (Judy) of Calgary; Edward, of Montreal, PQ; and Joseph, of Strathmore, AB; his four grand-children; Laura Ann, Jacqueline, Carrie and Chad as well as his seven great-grand-children; Tyler, Josh, Nathan, Kayla, Erika, Taye-Lynn and Lauren. He will also be lovingly remembered by his brother Gordon and his wife Mary (Boots). Henry was predeceased by his wife, Ada Marie; son Richard; grand-son Timothy; brothers, Viggo and Berga (Bert) and sisters, Evelyn and Ester.
Celebration of Henry’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, a memorial tribute may be made in Henry’s name directly to the Alberta Alzheimer’s Society of Alberta (Administrative Office, 10531 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton AB T5H 4K1). Tel: (1-866) 950-5465, www.alzheimer.ab.ca . The family would like to send a special “Thank You” to the staff on Inverness at McKenzie Towne Retirement Residence and the staff on Unit 43 at the Peter Lougheed Hospital.
In living memory of Henry Pedersen, 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