Ivan Cabor

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Saturday, March 2, 2024
McInnis and Holloway Park Memorial
5008 Elbow Drive SW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
(403) 243-8200
Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home.

Obituary of Ivan Cabor

January 15, 1949 – Ozalj, Croatia

February 6, 2024 – Calgary, Alberta


Ivan Cabor, beloved husband of Boya Cabor (nee Kresic), of Calgary, AB, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at the age of 75 years.


Ivan, born on January 15, 1949, in Ozalj, Croatia, and moved to Calgary, AB, in 1972. In 1973, he tied the knot with Boya Cabor. Ivan was an active member of the Calgary Croatia Soccer Club and accomplished much throughout his life. He was particularly proud of winning multiple championships and awards at all levels of soccer. Apart from his love for cooking, soccer, fishing, and chess, his family held the utmost importance in his life. Ivan’s most memorable vacations was when he would travel to Las Vegas with his wife, sister-in-law, and mother-in-law.


Ivan's most cherished quote was, "Family is and will forever remain the utmost significant aspect of life.”


He will be most remembered for his caring soul, affectionate personality, outgoing honesty, and unconditional love.


Besides his loving wife, Ivan is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Frank Cabor and Chandra Cabor from Calgary, AB and grandchild Maja Nicole Cabor, Calgary, AB. Ivan is also survived by his sister Biserka Madjer, from Croatia, and brother-in-law Louie Preskar, from Calgary, AB; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ivan (Kule) and Slavka Kulusic, Ivan and Dalena Kresic, Steve and Tina Kresic from Edmonton, AB; and his father in-law Jozo Kresic from Edmonton, AB; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.


Ivan was predeceased by his sister Marica Preskar and nephew Peter Preskar from Calgary, AB.


Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB) on Saturday, March 2, 2024 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 Ivan’s service streamed live (see link below) on the day of the service. For those who are unable to view live, a recording of the service will be posted.


If friends so desire, the Cabor family requests that memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.


Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed with Ivan’s family here.


In living memory of Ivan Cabor, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.



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