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LINGE, Raymond Allen

December 16, 1938 – Kamloops, British Columbia
April 30, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

It is with great sadness that the family of Raymond Allen Linge announces his passing with his family by his side on Monday, April 30, 2018 at the age of 79 years.

Ray will be missed but never forgotten by his family and friends. He was born in Kamloops, BC, to Herbert (Shorty) William Linge and Annie Pearl Forrest. Ray was the third of four boys. He was in the Air Force from 1956 to 1958. On returning to Kamloops he met his future wife Colleen. They lived in Williams Lake and Vancouver but permanently settled in Calgary where they raised their two daughters, Debbie and Melody. Colleen sadly passed away in December of 2016. They both enjoyed spending time with their grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Ray was a Meat Cutter by trade, working for Loblaws and Super Value. In 1978 he became involved in the Union and was elected President of the United Foods and Commercial Works, (UFCW 373A). The 1981 car accident left him unable to work, so he spent his days with his family and friends.

Ray was predeceased by his wife Colleen, his parents and his eldest brother Hugh. Ray is survived by his two brothers and sisters-in-law Fred and Angela Linge and Patrick and Patsy Linge; daughters and son-in-law Debbie and Arthur Wehnes and Melody Linge; grandchildren Cory and Jenn, Danielle and Justin, Candace and Tyler, Evan, Cara and Brendan, and Gerhard; great-grandchildren Clayton, Caleb, McKenzie, Ayden, Brody, Calin, Conrad, Anthony, Carter, Carson, and Jordan; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family both in Alberta and British Columbia.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Southern Alberta Brain Injury Society, #137, 2723 – 37 Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T1Y 5R8 Telephone: (403) 521 – 5212.

In living memory of Raymond Linge, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200

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  1. Lynne Cormier :

    Thinking of you all, wishing you hope in the midst of sorrow, comfort in the midst of pain.

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  2. Chris Martin :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with youDebbie and Melodie and families. Your Dad was very special and am so sorry you have to say goodbye. From your friend and old neighbor Chris (Budd) Martin and family

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  3. Bow Cliff Seniors :

    The Bow Cliff Seniors would like to express their deepest condolences for your loss. We will miss Ray’s visits to play cards and bingo. He was always cheerful and treated us with respect and appreciation.

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  4. Luc and Nitz :

    Sorry to hear about Ray’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May you find healing, comfort and strength at this time. From your loved ones and friends. May his soul rest in peace.

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