WAHLER, Simon "John"
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January 27, 1931 - January 4, 2013
Simon "John" Wahler beloved husband of Christina of Calgary, passed away on Friday, January 4, 2013 at the age of 81 years. John was born on January 27, 1931 in Walsh, Alberta. John lived a kind and gentle life.
He cared deeply, shared abundantly, and loved with all his heart. When he gave you
a hug it felt like he gave you a part of his
soul. Besides his loving wife Christina of twenty-six years, John is survived by his
two children Laurel (Kevin) Franklin and
Ken Wahler; two step-children Jack (June) Davidson and Christine (Scott) Nalder;
eleven grandchildren and thirteen great- grandchildren. John has six living siblings, Ray, Reuben (Linda), Helen Sauter, Lydia Cloudt, Phyllis Chichenko and Vi (Peter) Pratt. He was predeceased by his first
wife Betty, and his sisters Freda McKenzie and Molly Maser. Those wishing to pay
their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral
Services will be held at The Church of
Jesus Christ, Latter Day Saints, Sundance Chapel (100 Sunpark Drive S.E.) on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In living memory of John Wahler, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park.
Published in The Calgary Herald on Jan. 7, 2013