Andrew Thauberger of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Foothills Medical Centre on Saturday, August 14, 2004 after a lengthy illness at the age of 77 years.
Andrew was born on July 23, 1927 in Liebenthal, SK (near Leader). He married Katherine Folk in Liebenthal on October 6, 1951, moved to Calgary in 1952, and in 1961 they purchased their home in Acadia. Andrew worked for Canadian Pacific Railway and for Foothills Steel Foundry. He was a long-time member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Forest Lawn Branch #275.
Andrew is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Egidio Cecchetto, and Rose and Wilson Vollans, all of Calgary; seven grandchildren; Elaine (Terry) Balde, Bonnie McDonald, Neil McDonald, John Cecchetto, Adriano (Sherrie) Cecchetto, Stefano Cecchetto and Andrea Vollans; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters and three brothers, Evelyn Silbernagel, Joseph Thauberger, Tillie Regnier, Frank Thauberger and Bill Thauberger; and by numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Katherine on May 9, 1995; parents John and Cecilia Thauberger; two brothers, Walter and Eugene; and a sister Emily.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Eastside Memorial Chapel (5388 Memorial Drive N.E.) on Tuesday, August 17, 2004 at 7:00 P.M. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church (321 – 90th Avenue S.E.) on Wednesday, August 18, 2004 at 11:00 A.M. with the Rev. Bruce Schute SAC, Presider. 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 Kidney Foundation of Canada, 6007 – 1A Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 0G5 Telephone: (403) 255-6108, www.kidney.ca or to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #105, 7500 Macleod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 0L9 Telephone: (403) 266-0620. The family would like to express a special thanks to all the doctors, nurses and staff on Unit 37 at the Foothills Medical Centre and also to everyone at the Eastside Dialysis in Midnapore.
In living memory of Andrew Thauberger, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences