Ivan Johnston Sims, beloved husband of Alice of Calgary, passed away at the Chinook Care Centre on Friday, March 12, 2004 at the age of 92 years.
Ivan was born June 24, 1911 in Mowbray, MB and came to Veteran, AB in the mid 1930’s, where he met and married Lorraine Slough. He worked for many years in Veteran as a prominent businessman and farmer, along with his brother Lee. Following the passing of Lorraine, Ivan married Alice Scheible on July 3, 1961. They moved to Edmonton in 1968 and to Calgary in 1997.
Besides his loving wife Alice, Ivan is remembered by his son and daughter-in-law, Phillip and Margery Sims of Edmonton, his son Calvin Sims of Calgary, and his daughter and son-in-law Janet and Paul Nelson of Minnesota; his stepchildren Dianne (Bill) Savage of Edmonton, Dennis (Kelly) Scheible and his stepdaughter-in-law Dona all of Calgary; eleven grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; his brother Mervin (Freda) Sims of Calgary and sister-in-law Grace Sims of Edmonton; as well as seven nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife Lorraine in 1960; parents Frank and Maggie; sisters Irene and Elva; brother Lee Sims; and stepson Mervin Scheible.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Thursday, March 18, 2004 at 12:00 P.M. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. To forward condolences go to www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Intercare Chinook Care Centre (1261 Glenmore Trail S.E.) Calgary, AB T2V 4Y8 Telephone (403) 252-0141.
In living memory of Ivan Sims, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences