February 18, 1936 – Budapest, Hungary
May 23, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta
Steve Bodnar passed away peacefully on Wednesday May 23, 2018 in Calgary, AB at the age of 82 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his daughter Rosemary (Greg) Johnson, son Steven (Nicki) Bodnar, grandchildren Dustin and Skylar Bodnar and former wife Georgina. He is also survived by sisters-in-law Anna Deigner and Marika Bodnar, nephews Leslie and Joe, nieces Susan and Emese, as well as his long-time friend Ernie Lucente. Steve is predeceased by his parents Erzsebet and Ferenc, brother Leslie and brother-in-law Joseph.
Steve emigrated from Hungary to Canada in 1959 where he built his steel fabrication business entirely from scratch. He loved the outdoors, animals, good food and good company. He taught his children the meaning of hard work and honesty. He will be remembered for his entrepreneurial business spirit, endless generosity, lively sense of humour and great passion for golf.
In honour of his wishes no service will be held. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
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, www.heartandstroke.ca.
Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Steve Bodnar, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB, T2X 3J3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences