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BRETZ, Herbert (Herb) Karl

May 3, 1939 – Kindersley, Saskatchewan
June 26, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Herb Bretz of Calgary, AB, passed away on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at the age of 80 years.

Herb was born in Kindersley, SK and grew up on the family farm near Eatonia, SK. After convocation from the University of Calgary, Herb taught school in Alberta and British Columbia. He worked for Canada Post in Calgary for many years until his retirement. After retirement Herb dedicated himself to caring for Loretta.

Herb is survived by his brothers, Phil and Ernie; his sisters, Gertie Borgardt, Eleanor Klein, and Ida Carlson; his sister in-law, Maureen Battles; and special friends, Tanya and Jeff Bednarz. Herb will also be remembered by many friends, nieces and nephews. Herb was predeceased by his wife, Loretta; his brothers, Jack and Fred; and his sister, Elsie Simpson.

A Graveside Service will be held at Mountain View Memorial Gardens on Friday, July 5, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Herbert Bertz, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. “To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.” May you rest in peace, Herb.

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