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KESKITALO, Pekka Tapio

July 1, 1961 – Kemi, Finland
March 26, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Pekka Keskitalo of Calgary, passed away on Monday, March 26, 2018 at the age of 56 years.

Pekka is survived by his children, Vanessa and Erika Keskitalo; his parents Kaarina and Tapio Keskitalo all of Calgary, AB; his sister Soile (Kari) Soikkeli, of Chestermere; his niece Amanda (Ed) Paterson and their children Eddie and Finnley Paterson all of Langdon, his nephew Michael Soikkeli (Alana Lyons) of Calgary, also numerous lifelong friends which we are very grateful for. Thank you all for your love and support.

A celebration of Pekka’s life will be held at “Bar One” in the Sandman Hotel (125 Bowridge Drive NW) on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Pekka Keskitalo, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E., Calgary, AB, T2A 3V9, Telephone: 403- 248-8585.

 

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  1. Ellen Robertson :

    My heart goes out to you at this most difficult time!

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  2. Allen & Debbie Morrow :

    Our deepest sympathy for your loss. Pekka lived life to the fullest and cared deeply for his family and friends. We will miss his friendship.

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  3. We are saddenet to hear of your loss. Osanottomme.

    The Tikkanen family

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  4. Cindy Hominick :

    So sorry to hear this news! My heart and thoughts go out to the family! I was lucky to see Pekka last summer and enjoy a fabulous meal he prepared as his family and I had a wonderful visit!! Hugs and Kisses❤️

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  5. The Sippolas :

    We are sorry to hear of your loss.

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  6. The Critchley Family :

    So sorry to hear of your loss.

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  7. Heli and Mike :

    We’re sorry to hear about Pekka passing. Our thoughts are with you.

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  8. Alla ja Mauno :

    Depest sympathy for your loss

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  9. Peter Kelly & Lexa Collings :

    Sincerest Condolences To All of Pekka’s Family Members…
    His Distinct Humour and Fun Loving Personality Will Always
    Be Missed and Never Forgotten! With More Stars Than Grains of Sand
    We Hope He Is With Us and We Will Meet Again!

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  10. Tuula (Vainio) & Markus Ahlgren & Family :

    Our thoughts and prayers with you at this difficult time.

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  11. Alli Vainio & Family :

    With sympathy (osaanottomme suruun)

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  12. bianca swart :

    A good heart has stopped beating, a good soul ascended to heaven.
    Please accept our deepest condolences for your family’s loss. May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you. Words cannot even begin to express our sorrow. May your heart and soul find peace and comfort. Our tears are flowing for a friend, a great man. God rest his soul in peace! Prayers and fond memories are what we have to remember our dearly departed Pekka.
    Remembering his wonderful and gentle soul will forever remain in our hearts. May he rest in peace.
    From South Africa
    Regards,
    Bianca, Sonica, Howard, Tanika, Simon and Dr. Johan de Kok

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  13. Eddie Kockerbeck :

    My deepest thoughts and prayers are with you Katrina and Tapio. My condolences to family members. A big loss, too young, too soon. A big void in my life now. I loved Pekka like my own brother. I am going to miss him dearly. Love, Eddie, Joy and Erica.

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  14. Scott Yaeger :

    My Heartfelt condolences to Pekka’s Mom, Dad, Vanessa and Erika. Pekka and I always popped up together in many places Winnipeg “Rae a & Jerry’s . Regina Lee’s Office . Westgate Calgary amongst other spots and always an offbeat fun gathering ensued. Rest in peace Pekka. I will always have fond memories of our times spent together.

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  15. Pekka Mustonen :

    To The Family of Pekka Keskitalo,
    When we were young, Pekka and I used to play Kids came at our grand parents House at Armassaari, in North part of Finland in a peaceful and beautiful place.
    We where like brothers.
    I do have these beautiful memories for rest of my life.
    Miss you brother.

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  16. Sami Pekkala :

    Fond memories are what we have to remember our dearly departed. May the love of family and friends comfort you during these difficult days, my most heartfelt condolences.

    Sami Pekkala

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  17. Sirkka-Liisa Klemetti :

    Lord, in Your hand is the number of our days.

    Our dear cousin Pekka in memoriam,
    cousins in Finland,
    Sirkka, Anna-Maija, Helinä, Marjaana, Matti and Seppo with families

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  18. Marja Nordin :

    Our deepest condolences for your loss.
    Memory eternal ,
    Rest in peace dear cousin Pekka!

    We will keep you in our prayers,
    Marja with family

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  19. Alan Singer :

    My deepest sympathies to all of Pekkas family
    He was a very sweet person and will be missed by all who knew him
    Alan Singer

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  20. Our sincere condolences on the passing of Pekka. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Raija and Anita

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  21. Soile soikkeli :

    Thank you everyone for your kind and thoughtful words. We will miss him dearly. I’m so glad to know my brother has so many wonderful friends and family who cared about him so much. I’m grateful he is no longer suffering from his illness.
    Much love to all, Soile and family.

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  22. kaija toppala :

    Osanottomme suureen suruunne Pekka serkkumme poismenon johdosta. On vain hiljaisuus ja sanaton suru.
    Saimme vasta tietää asiasta voimia teille kaikille ! Kaija Arto Toppala lapset Raimo ja jasmin(raimon tyttö 3v. jorma . Katja ja Aleksi (Katjan poika 5v.). Leena ,Reijo perh timo keskitalo

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