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RIMES, Edward “Ted” Hardy

January 19, 1947 – Calgary, AB
April 3, 2014 – Calgary, AB

We regretfully announce the passing of Edward “Ted” Rimes on April 3, 2014. Ted fought a brave battle with cancer and passed at the age of 67 years.

Ted is survived by children David Rimes, Elizabeth Nancy Rimes and Evelyn Grace Murphy (Shane); grandchildren Emmett and Jessica; as well as his best friend Jeffrey the dog; and extended family and friends. Ted was predeceased by mother Mary Agnes “Nancy” Rimes, father Lesley Walter Rimes.

A Celebration of Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E. Calgary, AB) on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222. www.albertacancer.ca/memorial or The Calgary Humane Society, 4455 – 110th Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 2T7, Telephone: (403)205-4455, www.calgaryhumane.ca. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Ted Rimes, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. CALGARY, AB Telephone: 1-800-661-1599.

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  1. Victoria McGuinness and Paul White :

    Dear David, Evelyn and Elizabeth.

    We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your Father. We cannot imagine how hard this time must be for all of you. Your dad was such a kind, fun and loving person and he will truly be missed. Please let us know if there is anything at all that we can do to help. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

    Love, Victoria and Paul

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  2. James Mc Guinness :

    Dear David, Beth and Evelyn.
    I am so sorry for your loss. I can understand what you are going though. He will be missed always. When your Dad and Mom first started dating in the late 1960’s your Dad use to take me skating quite often. I was just a young boy who was in love with playing hockey and your Dad went out of his way to help me hone my skating skills. I loved those times I shared with Ted. I thought he was so Cool, he always dressed so Smartly, he was such a great Skater and he had this touch of Elegance and Grace about him both on and off the ice. My thoughts are with you…..

    Love Uncle Jimmy

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  3. Paul and Brenda Johnson :

    Ted was a very dear friend. We spent many, many hours of conversation talking about every aspect of our collective lives but the topic that continually reoccurred and the one he enjoyed talking about was that of his children and grandchildren……..my my he loved you all so very much, and was so proud of all your accomplishments …….
    In 2001 I asked Ted to help build a company……he did without hesitation, and with as much enthusiasm as when he coached soccer. He was dedicated, conscientious, and a great mentor to the younger employees at ENX Inc.
    Brenda and I will miss him. I will miss our daily calls and even though neither one of us could golf worth a damn, I will miss seeing him flub another shot…. curse and then smile!
    I have to believe that Ted is in a better place and is lovingly watching over us…….
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of grief
    With Love and Sorrow
    Paul and Brenda Johnson

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  4. Laura & Jeffrey Wiebe :

    Dear David, Elizabeth and Evelyn,

    We cannot begin to understand what you must be going through right now. It must be an extremely difficult and distressing time. Uncle Ted was always kind to me and I will forever have fond memories of him. Our thoughts are with you.

    Love, Laura and Jeff

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  5. Robert Ledesma & Family :

    David,

    My deepest condolences to you and your family for the loss of your father. Take comfort in knowing that your father has instilled traits in you that have made you an amazing Dad yourself. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

    Robert Ledesma & Sons

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  6. My thoughts are with all of you. I am so sorry for your loss. I’ve missed him and will continue to for a long time to come. He was a good friend and neighbour. The neighborhood won’t be the same without him.

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  7. James Mc Guinness :

    Grandma & Uncle Patrick,
    April 11,2014

    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. My deepest Sympathy to you all. The good times and happy memorable memories of him will remain in your hearts forever.

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  8. Jason Tomchishin :

    Lizzy, Evelyn and David,
    I’m so very sorry of the passing of your dad. My deepest condolences and my heart is with you guys. Ted was an amazing man and dad. I’m sorry I wasn’t there for you. Love,
    Jason

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  9. Marc Gagnon & Family :

    David & family,

    Our sincerest condolences for the loss of your father and grandfather. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time.

    Marc & Cheryl Gagnon

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  10. Stephen and Susanne McGuinness :

    Our deepest condolences for your loss; We have nothing but good memories of Ted and feel fortunate to have known him. He will certainly live on in the hearts of the many who loved him.

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  11. Uncle Robert and Aunt Carol :

    To David, Elizabeth and Evelyn,

    We were very sorry to learn of your father’s illness and passing.

    I have known “Ted” since when he and my sister, Cathy, were dating in Vancouver over 45 years ago.

    I always considered Ted more of a friend than just a brother-in-law and although we did occasionally but not often see much of each other after he and Cathy separated we remained friends.

    I would consider Ted very fortunate indeed for receiving the unwavering and loving support of all three of his children not just over the past nine to ten months but over the past nineteen years.

    He will be missed by us also.

    Love,

    Uncle Robert and Aunt Carol

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