SOCHOWSKI, William Frank “Bill”
August 15, 1931- Wolseley, Saskatchewan
July 12, 2013 – Calgary, Alberta
We are saddened to announce that William Frank Sochowski, kind loving husband, Father and Grandfather, passed away on July 12, 2013 at Foothills Hospital in Calgary, at the age of 81 years.
Bill was born in Wolseley, Saskatchewan. He met his wife Rose (Fiorentino) in Cranbrook, BC where they married and raised their children. Fifteen years ago, they moved to Airdrie to be near their daughters and grandchildren.
Bill was a businessman. His businesses over the years included Bill’s Mens Wear, Bill’s Trucking, Beauty Shine Car Complexion, Kootenay Radiators and Air Conditioning, and Axis Oil. He was a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus and a Fourth Degree Knight who held many positions of honour. Bill was a ‘social kind of guy’ and enjoyed his volunteer work at the T and C in Airdrie.
He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Rose; his children Gerri, Linda, Bob, Susie and Darlene and their spouses; his grandchildren Amanda, Michelle, Meghann, Shaun, Taryn, Kailyn, Ashley, Joel, Nicole and Jackson.
Bill was the youngest of ten children and was predeceased by all of his siblings. Also by his newborn son Joe, infant son William and granddaughter baby Olivia.
A Memorial Mass will be held for Bill at St. Paul’s Catholic Church (1305 Main Street Airdrie, Alberta) on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire memorial tributes may be made to St. Paul’s Catholic Church Building Fund (1305 Main Street Airdrie, Alberta T4B 1C5)
In living memory of Bill Sochowski, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Airdrie Funeral Home, 300 TOWERLANE DRIVE, AIRDRIE, AB. Telephone: (403) 948 1100Print This Obituary & Condolences