Gary Lenzin

Obituary of Gary Hugh Lenzin

January 29, 1958 – Regina, Saskatchewan

April 6, 2024 – Calgary, Alberta


Gary Lenzin, beloved husband of the late Georgina Lenzin (nee Meisner) of Calgary, AB, passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2024, at the age of 66 years.


Gary was born in Regina, SK, on January 29, 1958. He moved to Calgary, AB, where he was raised alongside his siblings. Later in life, he went on to pursue a full-time career as a Heavy Equipment Operator for the City of Calgary.


He was known for his kind nature and forever gentle soul, his unmatched love for his cowboy hat, his endless loyalty to the Saskatchewan Roughriders, and the many adventures had while camping with his family.


Gary was predeceased by his loving wife Georgina in 2011 and is now reunited with the love of his life. Gary is survived by his daughter Jennifer Emilsson, son-in-law Jonas, grandchildren Elias, Madilyn, and Jocelyn Emilsson; sister Denise Coll-Smith (Graeme), sister Barb Johnson (Lyle), brother Greg Lenzin, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents Ervin and Margaret Lenzin.


A Celebration of Gary’s Life will be held at St. David’s United Church (3303 Capitol Hill Crescent N.W., Calgary, AB) on Sunday, May 26, 2024, at 2:00 p.m.


If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made in Gary’s honor directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966,, or to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, 800, 7015 Macleod Trail S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2K6, Telephone: (403)290-0110,


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


In living memory of Gary Lenzin, 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: 403-276-2296.


Celebration of Life

2:00 pm
Sunday, May 26, 2024
St. David's United Church
3303 Capitol Hill Crescent NW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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