Obituary of Lorne Clifford HEMMING

May 23, 1927 – Whitewood, Saskatchewan
April 5, 2020 – Calgary, Alberta

Lorne Hemming of Calgary, AB, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at the age of 92 years.

Lorne was born in Whitewood, SK, and was raised on a nearby farm. He enjoyed growing up in a family and community with deep European roots and remained proud of his Finnish ancestry. Lorne started his own family in Lethbridge and at one time operated a moving company with his brother. He later farmed west of Edmonton before settling in Calgary in 1969. Lorne loved dancing, socializing, playing cards, and reading his Saskatchewan newspaper. He liked a good laugh and could tell a good story. In his later years, Lorne was a well-liked resident of his retirement community, where he enjoyed all of the available social activities. 

Lorne is survived by his daughters, Linda and Laura; sons, Francis, Rene and Vern; and grandchildren, Ryan and Leia. 

He was predeceased by parents Adolf and Hannah; brothers, William and Stan; sister Bernice; former spouse Jeannette; and sons Rodney, Gerald and Keith. 

A Private Graveside Service will be held at Queen’s Park Cemetery on April 9, 2020. Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed on Lorne’s obituary at www.McInnisandHolloway.com.

In living memory of Lorne Hemming, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD SE, CALGARY, AB, T2X 3J3,  Telephone: 403- 256-9575.

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