Luky Bimenyimana

Obituary of Luky Bimenyimana

July 13, 2000 – Bujumbura, Burundi, Africa

July 24, 2022 – Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Luky Bimenyimana of Calgary, AB, passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2022, at the age of 22 years.


Luky was born in Bujumbura, Burundi, Africa, on July 13, 2000. He moved to Calgary, Alberta, Canada, in 2021. He came to Canada as an international student. For elementary, Luky attendended Ecole Primaire de la Colombiere. For junior high, he attended the International Montessori School in Bujumbura, and for high school, Luky attended Gitega International Academy, where he received his high school diploma in 2019.


Luky accomplished much throughout his life and was particularly proud to have a very caring mom and dad. He could not have done anything without them. Luky enjoyed spending time with family, playing video games, watching Netflix, and dancing to afrobeat music. He liked playing soccer and doing karate. He had many trips with his dad to Uganda, Rwanda, and Djibouti, but Luky’s most memorable vacation was when he went to Dubai with his dad. Luky’s favourite food was African food ‘ugali’ and brochette (meat). He will be mostly remembered for his love for his family, his smile, and his willingness to help others.


Besides his loving mother and father, Caritas Ndayihereje and Ignace Bimenyimana, Luky is survived by his three young sisters, Diella Arnelle Bimenyimana, Dany Allegra Bimenyimana, and Ramona Dorelle Inderere, who all reside in Burundi, Bujumbura. Luky was the firstborn and only boy in the family. His sisters will miss him very much. Luky is also survived by his uncles, aunties, cousins, and grandparents.


Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McInnis & Holloway (Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th Street SE, Calgary, AB) on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Condolences, memories, and photos can also be shared and viewed here.


In living memory of Luky Bimenyimana, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th Street SE, Calgary, AB T2Z 4E6, Telephone: 403-203-0525.

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