December 11, 1922 – September 10, 2012
Paul Rolseth beloved husband of Jean Rolseth of Calgary, passed away on Monday, September 10, 2012 at the age of 89 years.
Paul was born in Selbu, Norway and immigrated to Canada with the family in 1927. He took early school in a one room school, Busk School and graduated from Camrose Lutheran College in 1942. Paul joined the R.C.A.F and trained as a Radar Technician, serving overseas during WWII for four years. He married his school friend, Jean Stewart on November 8, 1947 in Duhamel, AB. Paul worked as an electrician most of his life in Alberta, British Columbia, Minnesota, Wyoming and on the D.E.W. Line. Paul and Jean spent many happy years of retirement at Driedmeat Lake near Camrose.
Paul is survived by his loving wife Jean; a son and daughter-in-law Colin and Nancy Rolseth; a daughter and son-in-law Lynda and Gary Vallet; six grandchildren Todd (Tracey), Scott (Gail), Danny (Tara), Carla (Trent), Mark (Stephanie), and Kyle (Ceara); and twelve great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents Bardo and Mali Rolseth and ten siblings.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date at Burgar Funeral Home (4817 – 51st Avenue, Camrose, AB Telephone 1-780-672-2121). Graveside Service to follow at Camrose Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. 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 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.
In living memory of Paul Rolseth, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES,Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences