Thomas NIELSEN

NIELSEN, Thomas Christian
August 3, 1924 - December 31, 2012
Thomas (Tom) passed away peacefully on Monday, December 31, 2012 at the age of 88. Tom is lovingly remembered by his children, Birgit, Annette, and Jens (Jim); his grandchildren and great-grandchildren; family in Denmark, friends and neighbours. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Laura; son Lars and daughter Susan. A son and brother, gymnast, soldier, farmer, immigrant, Canadian and Calgarian, home builder, successful businessman, horse racing enthusiast, retiree, and avid curler, Tom lead a very full and rich life and leaves the world richer for having known him. His absolute satisfaction and most important successes were his married life and the family that he loved. The family would like to thank the physicians, nurses and staff at the Foothills Hospital, Unit 62 for their care and kindness. A Celebration of Tom's Life will be held Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Danish Lutheran Church, 210 - 10 Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB. Memorial donations may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 55 St. Clair Avenue West, Suite 300, Toronto, ON M4V 2Y7. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family via the website www.fostersgardenchapel.ca. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIUM. Telephone: 403-297-0888. Honoured Provider of Dignity Memorial.


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Foster's Garden Chapel & Crematorium
3220- 4th Street Nw Calgary, AB T2M3A5
(403) 297-0888

Published in The Calgary Herald on Jan. 4, 2013