In Loving Memory Of

Louis Mathias Chrenek


November 10, 1930 - June 13, 2012

 

Louis Mathias Chrenek (“Lou”), longtime resident of Sexsmith and Grande Prairie, Alberta passed away at Grande Prairie, Alberta on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at the age of 81 years. Lou was born in Sexsmith, Alberta on November 10, 1930. He was raised on the family farm located east of Sexsmith where he resided until the age of 65. In 1996 Lou and his wife Alice retired to their current home in Grande Prairie, Alberta. Lou dedicated his life to his family, his faith and his chosen vocation as a farmer. He had many interests during his lifetime including curling, hunting, fishing, golf, baseball, and camping which he enjoyed best when shared with family and friends. Lou is survived by his wife Alice and his sons Jim (wife Lisa/children Megan and Josie), Evan (wife Karen/children Daniel and James), Bob (wife Donna/children Matthew and Natasha) and Gord (wife Andrea/children Emma and Jennifer). He is also survived by his sister Irene Moe as well as many friends and extended family. Lou was predeceased by his father Ludwig, mother Anna, sister Anne Albinati, sister Vera Caltrell, and brother Peter Chrenek. Lou will be sadly missed by all that had the pleasure of knowing him. A prayer service will be held at Oliver's Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, June20, 2012 at 7:30pm. A funeral service will be held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church on Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 10:00am. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the QEII Hospital Foundation in the memory of Lou Chrenek.

 

Alice, Jim & Lisa, Evan & Karen, Bob & Donna, and Gord & Andrea and families. We were very sorry to hear you have lost someone so precious to your heart. Words cannot begin to comfort you at this sad time, but please remember how much you are cared about, and know you are being kept in thoughts of deepest care and love.

posted by Keith & Nicole Faul & Family, Grande Prairie, AB : Jun 21, 2012

 

Dear Alice and Family, May all the shared stories and treasure times bring you comfort and possible laughter to lighten the grief you feel right now. Hugs, Donna

posted by DONNA GAMBLE, OKOTOKS, AB : Jun 20, 2012

 

My deepest condolences to all of you.

posted by Caroline Connelly, Grande Prairie : Jun 17, 2012

 

Dear Alice, To you, and the whole family, I extend not only my sincere sympathy but my gratefulness to all of you at being able to share a small period of time in your lives by being able to provide care for Lou. There were special moments shared with him that will be forever engraved in my memory, as I am sure there are many more in yours. May you take comfort in those precious times and know that you all as a loving family were there for him until the end of his earthly breaths became heavenly. Your love as a family did not go unnoticed. My warmest hugs to you Alice, you are a beautiful and strong woman. With deepest regards, Louise (3 North nurse)

posted by Louise Hillestad, GP : Jun 20, 2012

 

Dear Alice, To you, and the whole family, I extend not only my sincere sympathy but my gratefulness to all of you at being able to share a small period of time in your lives by being able to provide care for Lou. There were special moments shared with him that will be forever engraved in my memory, as I am sure there are many more in yours. May you take comfort in those precious times and know that you all as a loving family were there for him until the end of his earthly breaths became heavenly. Your love as a family did not go unnoticed. My warmest hugs to you Alice, you are a beautiful and strong woman. With deepest regards, Louise (3 North nurse)

posted by Louise Hillestad, GP : Jun 20, 2012

 

Dear Alice & Family We are so sad to hear of Lou's passing. We have many memories of happy times shared with Lou & yourself. You are all in our hearts, thoughts and prayers.

posted by Denis & Claire Garner, Aldbrough, England : Jun 17, 2012

 

would like to send his family condolences as I had a great honor of getting to know him on his visits to MKP. thanks for the time with him. he is a very special man Michelle

posted by Michelle Finch (NA), grande prairie : Jun 18, 2012

 

My Dear Alice and Family,I am so sad to learn of Lou;s passing I will always remember the joyus laugh;s we all had at the Lodge when we were altogether, Alice please know that my thought;are with you all God Bless you all

posted by Audrey Rose, Grande Prairie : Jun 19, 2012

 

Dearest Alice and family Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this sad time. Andrew remembers camping with your family when he visited Canada and Dorothy remembers how much Lou enjoyed looking at photographs of the Universities and buildings in Cambridge. Our thoughts are also with Jim, Lisa, Meg and Josie as they are very special and dear to us all.

posted by Dorothy, Derek, Andrew and Catherine, Rotherham, England : Jun 15, 2012

 

Dear Alice and Family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this sad time. We enjoyed our camping trips with you and Lou. Good memories. Lou always had a smile on his face, especially while entertaining each other with bocce ball. Will see you soon. Take care. All our Love., Rob, Denise, and family

posted by Rob and Denise Wall and Family, Leduc, Alberta : Jun 15, 2012

 

Gord, Andrea & girls, - our sincerest condolences to you and your family at this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead.

posted by Rene Mazo & Babe Bonnett, Grande Prairie : Jun 16, 2012

 

Jim, Lisa and family, our sincerest condolences to all of you at this difficult time. He will always be near you and live on in your cherished memories.

posted by Lisa & Dave Reid, Grande Prairie : Jun 15, 2012


 

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