January 29, 1933 – Beiseker, AB
July 8, 2013 – Calgary, AB
Ray Schwartzenberger, beloved husband of Lucille, passed away Monday, July 8th, 2013 at the age of 80 years.
Besides his loving wife of forty-seven years, Ray is survived by his children Kurt (Karyn), Greg (Debbie) and Megan (Wayne) and his precious grandchildren Sarah, Nicole, Rachel, Ryan, Nathan, Hannah and Sophie. Ray came from a large family of thirteen siblings; he is also survived by six sisters Vena, Vera, Jeanette, Edna, Carol and Joan. He was predeceased by his parents Mary and Ed, four brothers Pat, Fritz, Gerry and Doug and two sisters Virginia and Marie.
Raised on the family farm in Beiseker, AB, he went on to obtain a B.Sc. at the U of A in Geology in 1955. His career as a Geologist spanned over fifty-five years at several oil and gas companies. Although very successful in his chosen profession, he valued his family and loved ones the most. Ray had a passion for travel but his greatest love was for his grandchildren. He will always be remembered for his warm and generous spirit and his great sense of humour. Ray will be sadly missed by everyone who knew him.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church (1600 Acadia Drive S.E.) on Friday, July 12, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Ray Schwartzenberger, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences