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SEMPER, James (Jim) Robert Alexander

February 14, 1947 – Fort Simpson, NWT
May 29, 2013 – Calgary, AB

It is with great sadness that we announce Jim Semper, much loved husband of Eyren Semper of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday May 29, 2013 at the age of 66 years.

Jim grew up in Teslin, NWT and Edmonton, AB where he began working in the transportation industry which eventually led him to Calgary. Jim had a successful career as a regional manager, meeting many lifelong friends along the way. Jim was an avid golfer and singer and a professional ski instructor with the CSIA for over 25 years. In the summers Jim could often be found perfecting his garden or helping a neighbour with a weekend project.

Besides his loving wife of 33 years, Jim is survived by two children, Connie and Cameron; sister Pam; brother George (Linda) and their families; as well as extended family, in-laws and many friends. He was predeceased by his parents Jim and Adeline and his sister Doris.

A Memorial Service will be held at Foothills Lutheran Church (3104 – 34th Avenue N.W.) on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through Memorial tributes may be made directly to the University of Alberta Lung Transplant program in Edmonton, AB.

Arrangements in care of McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES (403) 241-0044.

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  1. Lucy Cerato :

    Dear Eyren & family – our most sincere condolences to you all. With loving thoughts from Lucy & family.

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  2. Carol Dave Ben Evelyn and Dano :

    Eyren, you are such a dear friend and I want you to know that you and your family are thought of and we will hold you in our hearts. Take some comfort in knowing an angel is watching over you. May you feel our love embrace you during this difficult time. Love You Carol Dave & family xoxo

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  3. Lianne, Tyler and Annaliese :

    Our thoughts have been with you this past week, we love you.

    Lianne, Tyler and Annaliese

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