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ROSJER, Joseph (Joe)

September 18, 1932 – Kirkfield Park, Manitoba
July 10, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Joseph Rosjer, beloved husband of Isabella Rosjer (nee Wilson) of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at the age of 86 years.

Joe was born in Kirkland Park, Manitoba. He was a member of the Alberta Standard Bred Horse Association. Joe founded Economy Cylinder Head 45 years ago. He enjoyed camping, horse racing, and the casino and had a passion for all animals. He always brought treats for all the dogs in the family. Joe will be most remembered for his love for his family, the animals, his tracksuit and his slippers.

Joe is survived by his loving wife Isabella; a son and daughter-in-law, William and Katherine Herchuk; a daughter and son-in-law, Susan Rosjer and Dan Kelly; six grandchildren, Samantha, Jimmy, BJ and Megan, Chelsea and her husband Devon, Julia and her fiancé Archie, Joey and his fiancée Julia; and seven great-grandchildren, Ava, Kade, Dior, Ivory, Coco, Arrow, and Rhett. He was predeceased by a daughter Linda Drysdale; his mother Susan Rosjer; father Martin Rosjer; two brothers, Robert and Edward Rosjer; two sisters, Lucy and Leona Rosjer; and his pets, Calvin, Radar, Chesney and Herman the bird.

A Family Service will be held. Condolences may be forwarded through www.McInnisandHolloway.com. The family would like to thank all the staff at South Health Campus, the emergency first responders of Calgary and the management and staff of Silvera Shawnessey Lodge over the last two years.

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

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  1. My Most Sincere Condolences Isabella and Bill.
    On your loss of Joe.I have Fond Memories of
    our relationship in business over the years.
    My Best Wishes. Kindest Regards. John

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  2. Linda Whitney

    So sorry to hear of your loss. I have many fond memories of Joe when he can into the bank to chat with his beautiful daughter Suzy. My deepest condolences to all. My prayers and thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
    Linda Whitney and family.

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  3. Isabella and family;
    My deepest sympathy to you and your family, and so sad to lose a dear friend.
    Vera Kennedy and family.

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  4. Shirley and Denis Brolly

    Isabella and Families,
    Our fun filled times with you and Joe at the Lions Campground with our family’s will always be remembered as the best .
    We send our thoughts and prayers to you all at this sorrowfull time.
    Shirley and Denis Brolly

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  5. Dear Isabella and Susan and Family,
    We were saddened to hear about Joe. He was such a kind, funny and gentle man. He was a good friend to our family and a wonderful father and husband. Joe was such a good person, we have great memories of fun times together, we were all blessed to have known him.
    With much love and our prayers to all of you,
    Helmuth and Kay and Karen

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  6. Dear Isabella,, Susan and family
    So sorry to hear of the loss of your dear husband and father.
    John & Shirley Patton & family

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  7. Carolyn Patton

    Susan and family,

    My deepest condolences on the passing of your dad. Cherish, always, the memories of good times and the love you had for each other.

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  8. Jody Johnston

    Joe, we will miss you at you State Farm/Desjardins Insurance. Please say hello to mum, Kaye up there. Isabella & Susan, please accept our sincere condolences. Joe was a character that we loved to see in the office.

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  9. Steve (Sucker Steve) Bulger

    My heart is heavy for loss of Joe. I’m a dear friend to William (Billy) and wife Katherine (Katie) and the family. I offer my deepest condolences to everyone in these difficult times

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