It is with great sadness, we announce the passing of Felix Rohmer on Tuesday, March 27, 2007 at the Chinook Hospice in Calgary at the age of 72 years.
Felix was born in Austria on February 27, 1935, and was raised in the country side surrounding Innsbruck. He worked his entire life in the hospitality industry; using his career as an opportunity to work in several countries, including England, Kuwait, and Canada’s Arctic. Many people in Calgary will remember Felix from his years at the Prairie House Deli.
Felix will be lovingly remembered by his wife Roxanna; his beloved children, Peter and Ashley all of Calgary. He is also survived by his daughter Heidi Lewis and her family of England as well as his sister Elisabeth of Austria. Felix will be deeply missed. We will cherish our life together.
Funeral Services will be held at Knox United Church (506 – 4th Street S.W.) on
Tuesday, April 3, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Drew Strickland, Presider. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Society for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, 1-866-457-4777, www.psp.org. or to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433. Felix had several major health challenges, for more than a decade. Our family, had so much support from so many people, and we are very grateful. Thank you to the staff of the Tom Baker Cancer Centre especially Anne Coulthart and Dr. L. Savoie, who always tried to find him “a little more time”. We would also like to thank Calgary Home Care and the Chinook Hospice, for their kind support and care. Our heartfelt thanks also goes to our dear friend Molly MacLean of Duncan, BC.
In living memory of Felix Rohmer 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