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CHRISTENSEN, Arne Preben

May 17, 1936 – Esbjerg, Denmark
June 16, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Arne Christensen passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Newport Harbour Care Centre, after a decline in his health.

Arne emigrated from Denmark as a young man, arriving in Edmonton, Alberta in 1956. He lived in Edmonton for several years and became a devoted fan of all the Edmonton sports teams. Prior to his arrival in Canada, Arne completed his plumbing apprenticeship and served his country in the Danish Army. Upon arriving in Calgary he gained employment in the house building industry. Arne then worked for the City of Calgary until his retirement. Arne enjoyed sports. He was a devoted fan of the Edmonton Oilers and the Edmonton Eskimos. As a young man he played soccer with the Danish Vikings Soccer Club. Arne loved a round of golf and made many long time friends. He enjoyed socializing at the Danish Canadian Club, connecting with friends and playing cards.

Arne was a kind and generous man. He will be remembered fondly by family and friends. Arne lived a full life and left this world with no regrets. He recently celebrated his eighty-third birthday with long time friends.

Arne is survived by his partner of many years Chris, niece Yvonne and her family in Vancouver and Edmonton; as well as, extended family residing in Denmark.

In keeping with Arne’s wishes, no funeral service will be held.

In living memory of Arne Christensen, 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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