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WOODMAN, Kenneth Richard Harry

July 9, 1926 – Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
January 17, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

What other people may find in poetry or art museums, I find in the flight of a good drive.
– Arnold Palmer

Well the “Old Golphnutt” has passed on to the great golf course in the sky.

Dad was born July 9, 1926 in Prince Albert, SK. He was the only son of Edgar Percy and Winnifred “Chom” Woodman, and immigrated to Alberta in late 1950. In 1951 he began what turned out to be a thirty-eight year career with various companies in the oil patch. He took advantage of early retirement from Nova Corporation in June, 1989, and devoted the next seventeen years to his beloved Isobel during her extended struggle with Parkinson’s disease, breast cancer, and dementia. Over the past year Ken stoically dealt with his own diagnosis of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease).

Dad is survived by three daughters, and one son: Kendyll (Michael Ladouceur) of Hamilton, ON, Barbara (Wes Patton) of Calgary, AB, Marion (Paul English) of Calgary, AB, and Ian of Scarborough, ON. He is also survived by three grandchildren, Christian, Adam (Teresa), Matthew (Beth) all of Calgary, AB; and great-grandchildren, August and Blake of Calgary, AB.

Dad was predeceased by his wife, Isobel in August, 2006; his parents; and sisters, Verna, Shirley, and Barbara.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB), on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home. Please dress casual.

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of their choice. Condolences may be forwarded through

Special thanks to Doctor Dargie, Doctor Kieser, Doctor Addison, Doctor Badenhorst, staff at the Brentwood Care Centre and the ALS Clinic for “keeping the old ticker going for many, many moons.”

An extra special thank you to Susan Hughes for her friendship and companionship with Ken over the past several months.

In living memory of Ken Woodman, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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