Gerry Rohl, beloved husband of Darlla Rohl of Calgary, passed away on Thursday, November 20, 2008 at the age of 70 years after a short courageous battle with cancer.
Gerry was born to Mary and Philip Rohl and raised in Calgary. He attended Bridgeland Jr. High and Crescent Heights Senior High. Following graduation, Gerry worked at Imperial Optical in charge of stock, which started his career in the Optical business. Gerry was co-owner with Al Hardstaff of Chinook Optical for numerous years. Even after retirement, Gerry enjoyed working part time for the new owner. In his spare time Gerry enjoyed the outdoors camping and fishing with his family. He took great pride in his home and garden.
Besides his loving wife Darlla, Gerry is survived by his two sons and daughters-in-law David and Kathy and Darryl and Teresa; two grandchildren Tyler and Melissa; and sister Lois Durheim of Spokane,WA.
Gerry was predeceased by three brothers and three sisters.
A Memorial Service will be held at Woodcliff United Church (5010 Spruce Drive S.W.) on Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Gerald Rohl, 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