Lorne Fuhrman

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  • "I have had the pleasure of hearing some wonderfully fun..."
    - Kimberley Wilson
  • "Dear Kim, Jane and family, My deepest condolences on the..."
    - Michelle Ranks
  • "Jenny and I, have only met Lorne [with Dorothy] a few times..."
    - John C. Koershuis
  • "Lorne is at peace after a very long time in pain and..."
    - Dot Fuhrman
  • - Bruce Fuhrman
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Lorne Fuhrman July 1, 1928 - March 7, 2013 Lorne Fuhrman passed away peacefully on March 7, 2013 in Kelowna, BC.

Lorne Valentine Fuhrman, born Netherhill, Sk, July 1, 1928 to Minnie & Valentine Fuhrman. As a youth he enjoyed a variety of sports including baseball and track & field. This carried over into adult life with curling, water skiing and later in life with golf, tennis and billiards.

He moved to Calgary as a young man, met & married Lorraine McNamara, and together they raised six children. He worked in a variety of occupations: farming in Saskatchewan & later near Carstairs AB, owned an interest in Precision Oilfield Services, worked in construction & then as a realtor. He enjoyed building things and helped his children, grandchildren and friends build homes, play houses, birdhouses and furniture.

After working in Arizona for a few years, he married Dorothy Davies, eventually settling in Kelowna where they resided the past 25 years. The past four years he was in the excellent care of The Good Samaritan's Mountainview Village in Kelowna, up until his passing. The family thank the staff for all their care & compassion during his stay.

Lorne will be remembered in the hearts of his family. He is survived by Dot Davies-Fuhrman, Lorraine Fuhrman, brother Ray (Anne), sisters Dorothy Yeoman & Elsie Wanjoe (Harry), sons Kim (Jane) & grandchildren Maia, Colleen & Dexter, Darcy (Lynda) & grandson Skyler, Jay, Bruce & Murray, & daughter Gail Fawley (Gregg) & grandsons Kevin (Oana), Sean & Dean. He was predeceased by his brothers Alvin & Louis.

A Celebration of Life gathering will be held in Calgary at a later date. To be advised of the date if you wish to attend, please send an email to douglaskimfuhrman@hotmail.com or contact a family member.

Published in The Calgary Herald from Mar. 14 to Mar. 16, 2013
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