April 17, 1963 – Magrath, Alberta
September 3, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta
Chris Harker, beloved husband of Christine Harker (nee Parlette) of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at the age of 56 years.
Born on April 17, 1963, Chris led a mischievous childhood, raiding the occasional garden, sneaking out in the evenings, and his Halloween Hijinks. On January 30, 1988 he married Christine Parlette. Chris worked hard to achieve his Heavy Duty Mechanic certificates and loved being a Mechanic. He and Christine relocated to Calgary in search of employment and were soon joined by their children. Active for a number of years in the LDS church, he took his callings very seriously, especially that of home teacher. Chris loved his dogs and always took them fly fishing, bird hunting and to work when he was able.
Besides his loving wife Christine, Chris is survived by his two children, Eric (Stephanie) Harker, and Talia (Mike) Balawyder, all of Calgary, AB; and seven grandchildren, Michael, Connor, Jaxon, Harrison, Rachel, Alex, and Radley. Chris is also survived by his siblings, Lynn (Shannon) Harker, Katherine (Allan) Low, Debra (Tom) Cahoon, Carol (Tom) Neilson, and Diane (Rick) Deacon. Chris was predeceased by his parents, Don and Lora Harker; and his brother Ron Harker.
Memorial Service will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Forest Lawn (833 44 St SE, Calgary, AB) on Friday, September 13, 2019 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Magrath (170 North Centre St, Magrath, AB) on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Magrath Cemetery. Reception to follow at the Chapel. Condolences may be forwarded through www.McInnisandHolloway.com
In living memory of Chris Harker, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE NE, Calgary, AB, T2A 3V9, Telephone: 403- 248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences