December 13, 1959 – February 26, 2013
Colin Trattner beloved and devoted father of Greg Trattner of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at the age of 53 years.
Colin was born in Ottawa, ON and moved to Calgary in 1960. He graduated from Sir Winston Churchill High School in 1978 and later obtained his Optician’s Diploma. He practiced as a Dispensing Optician and as part owner of Trattner Optical until 2012. Colin enjoyed outdoor activities including camping, hiking, golf and especially skiing, serving as a member of the Ski Patrol. He also enjoyed photography and music. Colin was an ardent and loyal fan of San Diego Chargers, Calgary Stampeders and Calgary Flames. Colin will be remembered for his dry and witty sense of humour.
Colin is survived by his son Greg, sister Hilary (Scott) White, two brothers Michael (Valerie) and Geoff (Heather), one niece and five nephews Stephanie, Alex, Thomas, Trevor, Jason and Owen.
He was predeceased by his mother Brenda and his father Geza Trattner.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Friday, March 8, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Liver Foundation, 309, 1010 – 1st Avenue N.E., Calgary AB T2E 7W7 Telephone: 403-276-3390, 1 (888) 557-5516, www.liver.ca.
In living memory of Colin Trattner, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences