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KELLEY, Christian Guy

January 23, 1965 – Kenora, Ontario

August 18, 2016 – Calgary, Alberta

Christian Kelley, husband of Bronwen Kelley of Calgary, AB, passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at the age of 51 years.

Chris was born in Kenora and moved to Winnipeg at a young age, where he spent most of his life. After graduating from university he moved to Calgary to pursue his career as a Geologist. Chris played football with the East Side Eagles when he was young and was a member of The Fort Garry Horse from ~1982-1993 where he attained the rank of MCPL.  He made many longtime friends during this time.

Chris loved nothing more than searching for rocks and fossils, fishing and camping with his beloved daughter Brynn. He also had a love for trains and travelled across Canada with his family by train in 2010.  His hobbies included playing guitar with his friends, building models and restoring his 1969 Javelin.

Chris is survived by his wife, Bronwen and their beloved daughter, Brynn; mother, Mary Dalinger of Kelowna; brother, Sean and Rhonda Kelley (Justine and Mason) of Winnipeg, MB; as well as extended family and friends.

Chris was predeceased by his father, Guy Kelley.

A celebration of Chris’s life will be held at Riverwood Church, 325 Talbot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB on Friday, August 26, 2016 at 1:00 p.m., Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

For those who wish, donations in Chris’s memory may be made to the Huntington Society of Canada, Huntington Society of Canada 151 Frederick Street, Suite 400 Kitchener, ON, N2H 2M2, http://www.huntingtonsociety.ca/donate/

In living memory of Chris Kelley, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th STREET S.E.. Telephone: 403-203-0525.

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  1. Donna & Ed Zamkotowich

    Dear Bronwen and Brynn,

    Ed and I are so sorry to hear of Chris’s passing. Though separated by distance, you have always been held in a special place in my heart and deeply share your sorrow.

    Love Always
    Auntie Donna and Ed.

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  2. My family and I are sincerely sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathy.
    Robyn, John, Rhiannon and Gabriel Cole.

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  3. I am truly sorry to hear of your loss, and my deepest sympathies go out to you and your family.

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  4. I am so sorry to hear about Chris’ passing. He was definetly a character who will be missed.

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  5. From Deb and I our heart felt condolence on the loss of Chris. I knew him in the “Garrys” he was a character and a good man

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  6. With all our hearts and fond memories, we extend our deepest condolences and know that you are within our thoughts at this sad time.

    SENDING OUR LOVE AND PRAYERS,
    The Osmond family of Calgary, AB

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