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Prange, Alvin

Alvin Prange, of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital into the presence of God on Sunday, January 18, 2004 at the age of 81 years.

Alvin was born and raised near Lanigan, SK where he farmed before moving to Calgary in 1957. He worked as a gardener at Currie Barracks for twenty-four years where he meticulously tended the many flowerbeds, grounds and greenhouse. He enjoyed his work and retired in 1986.

He is survived by his loving wife of fifty-one years, Vera. Alvin is also survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law Lorne and Myles and Leslie; three grandchildren Andrew, Allison and Daniel; two sisters Ada Gunther and Helen Torgerson; a brother Elmer as well as many relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held at Christ Lutheran Church (4211 Richmond Road S.W.) on Saturday, January 24, 2004 at 1:30 P.M. To forward condolences go to If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6. Telephone: (403) 264-5549. Many thanks to the staff on Unit 111 at the Foothills Hospital for their kind and professional care during Alvin’s stay.

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