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WRANGHAM, Peter Wilmot

1924 – 2014

Wrangham, Peter Wilmot, passed away peacefully at the age of 90 on Sunday, September 7, 2014.

Left with wonderful memories are his beloved daughters Doreen Hess (Norman), Margaret Cull (Martin), Debbie Ferguson, grandchildren Doran Hess, Randy Hess (Leisha), Andrew Cull (Jenny), Robyn Sheldrake (Matthew), great-grandchildren, Ella and Spencer Hess, Thomas and Noah Sheldrake, Henry and Simon Cull and brother-in-law Jim McQueen of Winnipeg. Dad was predeceased by our mother and wife, Alice in 2002 and son-in-law, Gord Ferguson in 2011.

Peter was born in Langbank, Saskatchewan on January 29, 1924. He lived in Saskatchewan until his family moved to Calgary in 1934. Peter’s father, who was a world class tennis player in his own right, instilled in Dad his love for tennis. His talent at a young age became apparent when he entered Western Canada High School. He soon began entering and winning tournaments and spending long hours at the Calgary Tennis Club. Peter also served overseas with the Canadian Army where he worked as a radio operator. Upon returning to Canada he married Alice in 1947 and began working at T. Eaton & Co. Peter also had a short-lived career in real estate, before entering the insurance business. Peter happily and successfully made a lifelong career with Van Helden Agencies for over 30 years before retiring in 1989. He was a long time member and Past President of the Gyro Club of Calgary. He will be sadly missed by those who passed through his life.

A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

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

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  1. I always enjoyed seeing Peter and Alice over the years. I loved their positive attitude and the smiles and laughter they brought with them. To my parents, Howard and Mary Garratt, Peter and Alice were very special people that they loved visiting with.
    My condolences to all the Wrangham family. You were blessed with two lovely parents.

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  2. Alan & Mary Ann Clark :

    We enjoyed the many years of friendship we have had with both Peter and Alice through our Gyro Clubs. We will miss Peter’s effervescence and enthusiasm.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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