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VONDRASEK, Pavel “Paul”

March 6, 1943 – August 21, 2012

Paul beloved husband of Marie of Calgary, passed away peacefully on August 21, 2012 at the age of 69 years after battling brain cancer for the past 18 months.

Paul was born in Ceske Budejovice, CZ and moved to Calgary in 1968. His greatest loves were his family, friends, cooking, shopping and his pet cat, Taz.

Besides his loving wife of 49 years, Paul will be sadly missed by his son Paul and his daughter Ivana. Paul will also be missed by all of his many friends, and extended family in Europe. He was predeceased by his parents Josef and Bozena and his son-in-law Jim.

A Celebration of Paul’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Monday, August 27, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Paul’s honour may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Board “Neuro Oncology Research”, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 www.albertacancer.ca/memorial.

In living memory of Pavel Vondrasek , a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 Crowfoot Circle N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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  1. Scott, Windy, Tristan and Caitlin :

    We’re all very sorry to hear of Paul Sr’s passing. He was one of those “larger than life” guys, and we know he absolutely lived for all of you! I will see you on Monday for the funeral, (the kids are in school and Windy has to work,) but our thoughts will be with all of you until then.
    Scott

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  2. I will miss Paul Sr. dearly as many years of cards, shuffleboard, dances and great food Paul prepared….Many thoughts out to Ivana, Marie, Paul, and Darlene for their loss. As I lost my father 9 years ago the great moments I think of every day are still in my/our thoughts..With much love,
    Jim Moffatt

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  3. Je mi moc lito. Uprimnou soustrast cele rodine. Jiri Bouska Rudolfov Ceske Budejovice Czech Republik

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  4. Jitka Bosakova :

    Je mi stale smutno, Pavel byl clovek s humorem a zivotni moudrosti. Jsem ale ráda, ze jsem s nim mohla prozit v Ceskych Budejovicich par let nekolik letnich mesicu, protoze jsme si v mnohem velmi porozumeli.
    Pavliku, Ivo – jsem v myslenkach s vami..
    Vase Jitka

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  5. Elizabeth Patrick :

    Dear Marie, Paul, Ivana & Family
    Thinking of you all & sending our deepest sympathy.
    Love Liz Patrick & Rod Betker
    Regina, SK

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  6. Karolína Máderová :

    Pavel byl velice milý a laskavý člověk. Je mi to moc líto a cítím s vámi.
    Karolína Č.B.

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  7. Gloria and Lorne :

    Although I never meet your father Ivana I know he was a lovely person who loved his family and raised a lovely daughter and son. May your memories help you through this difficult time.
    Love Aunty Gloria and Uncle Lorne

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  8. Larry Keating :

    Sending our condolences to the family.
    Thinking back to the many good times we all had with Paul Sr. and the family. A great man that will be sadly missed. In our thoughts and prayers.

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  9. Shannon Hopkins :

    I am sending my sincere condolences to your family at this time. May you all find solace and comfort in the memories you created with him.

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  10. Gus and Karen Sklenka :

    Sending our condolences to you all.

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  11. Lee Riggs and Family, West Kelowna B.C. :

    Ivana, all of our Love is being sent to you and your Family. You always spoke so highly of your Father, and he certainly did a good job of raising a wonderful Daughter. I am sure he was very proud of you. I know that you will have enough memories to last you forever. Love Lee and Family.

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