After BERGMANN

BERGMANN After a courageous battle with cancer, Karlheinz Bergmann passed away peacefully on April 2, 2006 at the Red Deer Hospice. Born July 21, 1931 in Herrenhagen, Danzig (East Germany), Karl grew up on the family farm. He and his family were forced to flee their home in 1945, and eventually immigrated to Canada in 1952. They worked hard in the sugar beet fields of southern Alberta to fulfill a two year immigration contract, and then moved to Calgary where Karl worked in construction, and later owned his own business. After getting married and starting a family, Karl and Ingrid chose to go farming in Acme and later in Innisfail. They retired from farming in 1993 and moved to town, where Karl continued to pursue his passion for financial ventures. During the past 10 years, he was proud to serve as a director of Capital Mortgage Investment Corporation. Karl always enjoyed a good visit, and we have many wonderful memories of family reunions, parties and visiting with family and friends. Karl is lovingly remembered by his wife and partner of 52 years, Ingrid, children Helga (Doug) Price, Karin (Paddy) Douglas, and Dirk. He was also the proud 'OPA' of Joel, Kim, Robin, Kendra, and Tonay Price, and Parker and Kelty Douglas. Karl is also survived by his sister Ilse Bartel, brother Peter (Hilde) Bergmann, and sister Sybille (Lorne) Gustafson. Graveside service will be held on Thursday, April 6, at 11:00 am at Innisfail Cemetery followed by a Memorial Service at noon at Innisfail United Church (4720 48 Ave), Innisfail. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to either the Red Deer Hospice Society 99 Arnot Ave., Red Deer, AB, T4R 3S6 or the Alberta Cancer Foundation, C/O Central Alberta Cancer Centre, Box 5030, Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 6R2. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to: METCALF FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4200 49th Ave Innisfail, Alberta. Telephone 403-227-3123


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