Obituary of Kenneth Tebin
September 29, 1957 – Calgary, Alberta
July 20, 2022 – Calgary, Alberta
Ken Tebin, of Calgary, AB, beloved husband and father, passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at the age of 64 years.
Ken was born in Calgary, AB, on September 29, 1957. He grew up in the Banff Trail community of Calgary where he spent many years playing hockey and supporting the organization. He was a proud graduate of William Aberhart High School. Ken received his diploma in Automotive Technology from SAIT and worked as a Mechanic with the Calgary Police Service for thirty-five years.
Ken met Gail during their high school years, they were married in 1981 and shared forty-one loving years together. They welcomed their son Brent in 1987. As a family, they loved to travel, and during Brent’s school years they vacationed in Invermere and Vancouver, BC, as well as in Europe. In later years, Ken and Gail would enjoy their annual trips to Palm Springs, CA. Ken and Brent also travelled to see sporting events in Toronto, Nashville, and Philadelphia to see his beloved Flyers. Ken also enjoyed his annual cousins’ golf trips with his British Columbia and Alberta family as well as many golf trips with his buddies (who he always lovingly allowed to win). Ken was a long-time member of the Ogden Lushes Hockey team, where he made lifelong friendships.
Besides his loving wife Gail, Ken is survived by his son Brent. Ken is also survived by his two sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary-Jane and Bernd Adametz, and Carmen and Barry Kirshenblatt; two nieces, Sandra (Natalie) Adametz, and Alison (Abdul) Toulgoet; seven nephews, Scott Adametz, Tyler (Angela) Adametz, Sam (Samantha) Kirshenblatt, Max Kirshenblatt, Joel Toulgoet, Sean Craig, and Thomas Toulgoet; his three dear close cousins, Harold (Karin) Krenz, Bernd Tietzmann, and Gary (Debbie) Tietzmann; two brothers-in-law, Peter (Lori) Toulgoet, and Dan (Sheila) Toulgoet; and sister-in-law Wendy (Dave) Craig. Ken will also be missed by numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins from Ken and Gail’s families. Ken was predeceased by his father and mother, Zygmunt and Agnes, and his father and mother-in-law, Patrick and Irene.
Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway (Chapel of The Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB), on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home. Family and friends who are unable to attend in person are invited to join Mr. Tebin’s service streamed live on the day of the service at www.McInnisandHolloway.com. For those who are unable to view live, a recording of the service will be posted. Condolences, memories, and photos may also be shared and viewed there.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, Provincial Office, Sun Life Place, 710, 10123 – 99th Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 3H1 Telephone: 1(866) 412-4222.
In living memory of Ken Tebin, 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.
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