Enar Sandberg of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, July 29,2008 at the age of 88years.
Enar was born third of twelve children to Israel and Nelly Sandberg in Kattisavan, Sweden. His parents and seven of the children emigrated to Canada in 1929 and as the family began their new life, they welcomed four more children. Enar worked in the forest industry in Saskatchewan before entering the Canadian Army in World War II. He served in London in a military hospital. After World War II he and his family, co-owned and operated Sandie’s Café in Bashaw, AB. In 1949 he moved to Calgary with his parents and three sisters and worked in the landscaping business and he also drove a gravel truck for Burns. Enar loved to ski at Mt. Norquay and visited Hawaii where his movies document the trips. He was able to live at home and cancer did not stop him from his daily dinner in a good restaurant . Enar only spent his last six days in the hospital, mostly aware and pain free.
Enar is survived by his son Michael and by Michael’s mother Phyllis; son-in-law Howard Edge; granddaughter Kim Edge; and daughter-in-law Pamela Hartman; by three sisters and brothers-in-law, Ruth and Gordon Macleod, Ruby and Angus Braseth, and Edna and Peter Hrynew; and by one hundred and seventy-seven nieces, nephews and their children. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Elizabeth (Betty), his parents, by eight siblings, and by his daughter-in-law Donalda Edge.
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