September 1, 1928 – October 19, 2011
Fredrikus “Fred” Willem Postma, beloved husband of Corrie of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at the age of 83 years.
Fred Postma was born in Enschede, Netherlands where he was also educated and acquired his Degree in Engineering. He immigrated to Calgary, Canada with his wife Corrie in March 1954. Fred was dedicated to his work in the Oil and Gas Industry working for Royalite, BA and Gulf from which he retired in 1986.
Besides his loving wife Corrie, Fred is survived by daughter Johanna Dickau (Barry); son Hank Postma (Marilyn); daughter Corinne High (Kevin); sister Annie Feenstra; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his brother Geert of Enschede.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca or the Alberta Lung Association, P.O. Box 4500, Station South, Edmonton, AB T6E 6K2 Telephone: 1 (888) 566 – 5864. www.ab.lung.ca.
Memorial Services will be held at Emmanuel Christian Reformed Church, (3020 – 51 Street, SW, Calgary, Alberta) on tomorrow, October 26, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Fred Postma, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences