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SOUCEK, John Peter

September 8, 1943 – Vienna, Austria
May 12, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta

John Soucek passed away peacefully on Monday, May 12, 2014 at the age of 70 years.

He is survived by his loving wife Elsie, step children Rob Faschel and Pat Brown (Paul), grandchildren Nicole East (Chris), Telesa Brown, Tara Robertson (Colin), Lindsay Goldthorpe, and great-grandchildren Adalyn, Arrie, Aubrey, and Rhett. He was predeceased by his parents Julie and Johann Soucek. John will be remembered for his gentleness, great sense of humor, and love of family.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church (5340 – 4th Street S.W.) on Friday, May 16, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549,

In living memory of John Soucek, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. Bernice & Harold Leicht (Groeller) :

    Our sympathy to John’s wife Elsie and her family. We held John in our hearts and the
    memories of his arrival in Canada to pursue his education and grow to be a gentle man.

    In his remembrance we will mourn his passing. Peace be with you all!

    John’s Mother, Julie was my (Bernice’s) Aunt through my father John Groeller.

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  2. Merlin Leyshon :

    Elsie: I’m really sorry to hear about John. My deepest condolences to you and your family. I’ll drink a glass of Glenfiddich to his memory.


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