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POETKER, Alvin "Al" Henry
July 17, 1958 – Winnipeg, MB
April 6, 2014 – Calgary, AB
Alvin "Al" Henry Poetker, beloved husband of Bev of Calgary, passed away suddenly on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at the age of 55 years. Besides his loving wife Bev, Al is survived by his daughter Kelsey Worth (Darrin); grandson Kieghan and granddaughter Siobhan; stepdaughter Ashley (Ryan) Anderson and stepson Jeff Emms; and two other special children in his life, Candace (Jeff) Burkey and Corey Chesson; parents Jacob and Elma Poetker of New Bothwell, MB; four brothers, Norman (Joan) of Vita, MB, Harvey (Bernice) of New Bothwell, Brian of New Bothwell and Wayne of Calgary; three sisters Valerie (Randy) Verestiuk of Mitchell, MB, Angela (Brian) Falk of Mitchell and Irene Abrams of Winnipeg, MB; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and friends. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Monday, April 14, 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 (Telephone:1-866-412-4222. In living memory of Al Poetker, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane.


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McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes - Fish Creek Chapel
14441 Bannister Road S.E.
Calgary, AB T2X 3J3
(403) 256-9575
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Published in The Calgary Herald from Apr. 10 to Apr. 12, 2014
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