Elmer Sweitzer

Obituary of Elmer Allan Sweitzer

December 1, 1927- Lumdsen, Saskatchewan

May 2, 2022 – Calgary, Alberta


It is with great sadness that the family of Elmer Sweitzer announce his passing on Monday, May 2, 2022, at the age of 94 years.


Born in Saskatchewan, he came to call Calgary his home and settled in Bowness in 1956 – raising four boys and enjoying a long career with the Alberta Government. His love of cars and mechanics fueled his days as well as his passion for building, fixing and tinkering.


Elmer is survived by his four sons, Rod, Gary, Rick Arnold and Steve Arnold; as well as four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Anne Innis of Ontario and nephews and nieces. Elmer was predeceased by his wife, Helen Karst in 2009.


No matter where we are, your spirit will always be beside us.


As per his request – memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.


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In living memory of Elmer Sweitzer, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle NW, Calgary, AB T3G 2T3, Telephone: 403-241-0044.

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