Obituary of Walter (Wally) Victor DEGNER
August 26, 1931 – Rockglen, Saskatchewan
February 9, 2020 – Calgary, Alberta
Walter (Wally) Victor Degner of Calgary, AB, passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at the age of 88 years.
Wally was born in Rockglen, SK, on August 26, 1931. He was raised in Armstrong, BC and moved to Calgary in 1952 where he met and married Mary Ruth Gayner on November 7, 1953. Together they raised their three children. Wally was a dedicated husband and father. He worked for the City of Calgary Transportation Department from 1957 to 1991. His devotion to his family, friends and church is a priceless gift that we will cherish forever.
Wally will be dearly missed by his three children, Pam (Norm) of Chilliwack, BC, Ken (Shirley) of Calgary, AB, and Murray (Linda) of Calgary, AB; six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, as well as his sister Gretchen (Earl) of Drumheller, AB. Wally was predeceased by his wife, Mary of 65 years, and grandson Jeffrey.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB), on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home.Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed on Wally’s obituary at www.McInnisandHolloway.com.
In living memory of Wally Degner, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-243-8200.