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MACENKO, Frederick

May 29, 1926 – Calgary, Alberta
November 16, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Fred Macenko, beloved husband of Kathyleen Iola Macenko (nee Campbell) of Calgary, AB, passed away on Friday, November 16, 2018 at the age of 92 years.

Frederick was born in Calgary, AB. He attended the University of Alberta in Edmonton where he obtained his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. After graduating, Fred moved to Ontario and worked with General Motors in London for twenty years. After retirement, Fredrick and Kathyleen moved out west to be with their daughter Sandra.

Fredrick had many passions in life, he enjoyed going to the theatre, he was a devoted gardener, and attended many antique shows with Kathyleen to find and collect their next unique piece. He enjoyed travelling to Tucson, AZ and always looked forward to their trips back to Ontario to visit family and friends that meant so much to Frederick.

Frederick is survived by his loving wife of sixty-five years, Kathyleen; his daughter Sandra Macenko Merkley and son-in-law Bob Merkley of Calgary, AB, as well as Bob’s children and grandchildren, Cameron (Lindsey) and Kim (Jay) Carter; grandchildren, Cooper, Wallace, Ewan and Sophie; and Fred’s much loved cat Louie.

He was predeceased by his brother and sister-in-law Bill and Ruth Macenko.

Thank you to the nurses and caregivers at United Active Living Fish Creek and Foothills Hospital. Special thanks to Dr. Leon Bezuidenhout and Dr. Srini Chary.

A Celebration of Fred’s life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB) on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Fred Macenko, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB, T2X 3J3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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  1. Anne and Alf Payten :

    Sandra,
    We just wanted to express our condolences to you and your Family for the loss of your father.
    Our thoughts are with you at this diffelcult time.
    Anne and Alf Payyten

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