Arthur Irvin GRABER

GRABER, Arthur Irvin

1941 – 2012

Arthur Irvin Graber of Red Deer went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, August 24, 2012, after a brief illness at the age of 71 years. Arthur was born and raised at Dalmeny, Saskatchewan on July 24, 1941. He metMarlene Kapeller in Saskatoon where they both worked at a local hotel and were married September 1, 1962. They worked in Saskatchewan, British Columbia and central Alberta where Arthur worked in the construction business. With his boys, he operated a firewood business and enjoyed the time he spent fishing, hunting, playing card games, playing Uno, watching his grandchildren play hockey and ringette, and especially loved a hot cup of coffee. On September 1, 2012, Art and Marlene would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Art will be lovingly remembered by his wife Marlene, his four sons James, Charlie (Alicia) and their son Kyle, Eddie, Dale (Michelle) and their children Chelsea, Tyler, Janelle and Nikkia all of Red Deer and his daughter Gail (Doug) Spence of Blackfalds. Memories of Art will also be fondly cherished by his brother Alvin (Eva) Graber of Rimby, his two sisters Betty (Ben) Penner and Irene Siemens of Warman, Saskatchewan, as well as by numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Art was predeceased by is grandson Jason P. Graber on September 8, 2005 and his brother-in-law Jake Siemens. For those wishing to pay their respects to Mr. Arthur Graber, visitation will take place between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 12:45 p.m. on Friday, August 31, 2012 at Parkland Funeral Home, 6287-67A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer, Alberta, with a funeral service to immediately follow from the chapel of Parkland Funeral Home with Pastor Cal Keys officiating. Memorial contributions made directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 1400-522 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2R5 would be greatly appreciated. Condolences may be sent or viewed at Arrangements in care of Gary Anderson,

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