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SCHWARZ – Willi Albert

September 7, 1926 – November 17, 2009

Willi Albert Schwarz, beloved husband of 63 years to Ruth of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at the age of 83 years.

Willi immigrated to Canada with Ruth, Klaus and Gerhard in 1951 and settled in Calgary. He touched everyone who knew him through his kindness and self-giving of his time. He was a quiet gentle loving father who always lent a hand or advice to those in need. Willi was an original founder and building of the Renfrew Baptist Church. His passion was playing the tuba for the Lord in the church band for over forty-five years.

Besides his loving wife Ruth, Willi is also survived by his sons and daughter-in-law, Ken (Klaus) and Grace, and Garry (Gerhard); daughter Marlene; grandchildren, Tim, Lori, Jason, and Jessica; and great granddaughter Adriyana. Willi was predeceased by his brother Gunther and sister Elisabeth (Titze).

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Sunday, November 22, 2009 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held at Renfrew Baptist Church (1204 Renfrew Dive N.E.) on Monday, November 23, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Forward condolences through In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Renfrew Baptist Church Missions, 1204 Renfrew Dive N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 5J5, Telephone: 403-277-2292.

In living memory of Willi Schwarz, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. Ron and Kathy Burton :

    Our thoughts are with you and your family Gare.
    Sincere sympathy.
    Ron and Kathy Burton

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  2. Doug and Tamara :

    Hi Gare…

    So sorry to hear about the passing of your father.
    Our sincere sympathy to you and the family.

    Doug and Tamara
    Burnaby, BC

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  3. Unser aufrichtiges Beileid übermitteln Peter und Marina Witzke sowie die Töchter Sandra und Stefanie Witzke.

    Was du im Leben hast gegeben,dafür ist jeder Dank zu klein.Du hast gesorgt für deine Lieben von früh bis spät, tagaus,tagein.Du warst im Leben so bescheiden, nur Pflicht und Arbeit kanntest du.Mit allem warst du stets zufrieden, nun schlafe sanft in stiller Ruh.

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