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REINHOLZ, Hugo Bruce

October 16, 1931 – Ponoka, Alberta
November 7, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Bruce, beloved husband of Joanna (Yvonne) Reinholz (nee Samchek), of Calgary, AB, passed away on November 7, 2018 at the age of 87 years.

Bruce was born October 16, 1931 and raised on the family farm in the Bismark Community west of Ponoka, AB. He was the youngest of four siblings (Erhard, Amalia, and Alfred). He graduated from Concordia College in Edmonton and then moved to Calgary. He married Yvonne on October 10, 1959. Bruce was deeply committed to his family and church. He was a successful businessman and entrepreneur in the Calgary business community for over fifty years. Bruce was a charter member and the charter president of Foothills Lutheran Church and was very active in establishing and growing the congregation and the church. He was a loving husband, proud father, and a very proud grandfather.

Bruce is survived by his loving wife of fifty-nine years, Yvonne; two sons, Brad (Catherine) and Doug (Michelle); four grandchildren, Carolyn, Jacqueline, Kayla, and Aidan; and his sister Amalia (Molly) of Edmonton.

Bruce was predeceased by his parents, Emil and Hulda Reinholz and brothers, Alfred Reynolds and Erhard Reinholz.

A Memorial Services will be held at Foothills Lutheran Church (3104 – 34th Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB) on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 11:00 a.m with Pastor David Bode officiating.

If friends so desire, donations can be made to the Lutheran Church of Canada – Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Hugo Bruce Reinholz, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. CALGARY, AB, T3G 2T3, Telephone: 403-241-0044.

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  1. Auntie Yvonne, Brad and Doug,

    May God comfort and strengthen you as you mourn the loss of your loving husband and father. Uncle Bruce was blessed with a long life here on earth.

    Niece & Cousin,
    Diane & Dave Rezewski

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