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Ronaghan, Kenneth Robert

It is with heavy hearts that we report the passing of Kenneth (Ken) Ronaghan on Saturday, June 30 2007 at the age of 84 years.

Besides his loving wife Joan, Ken leaves two sons Bob (wife Debby; grandchildren Natalie and Daniel) and Ken Jr. (Sparky) (wife Marty; and grandchildren Ashley and Tynon). He is remembered by two brothers Walter (wife Dora), of Kelowna, BC and Frank (wife Stella) of Calgary, AB; and one sister Jean, of Rocky Mountain House, AB.

Ken was born in Islay, AB and spent his teen years in Turner Valley (Mercury Camp) where he finished High School, firstly at NTVHS and finally at STVHS (Little Chicago – Royalties) before working a year in the Gas and Oil Refinery at Hartell, AB as a lab assistant and plant operator. Ken then served in the RCAF until 1946 after which he attended the University of Alberta for four years in Chemical Engineering. He began his professional career with Royalite Oil (later bought by Gulf Oil) from which he retired in 1985. Ken continued his work consulting to Alberta Oil Sands Technology Research Authority (AOSTRA) for a further four years.

At Ken’s request there will be no Funeral Services held, however a Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Forward condolences through

In living memory of Ken Ronaghan, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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