KRISTIANSEN, Steinar (74)
Funeral Home:LOUGHEED FUNERAL HOME
Visitation:July 24th. from 2-4pm. and 7-9pm.
KRISTIANSEN, Steinar - (Capt. Ret.) In loving memory of Steinar Kristiansen (Capt. Ret.), 74 years passed away peacefully on July 20th, 2012 with his loving family at his side at Maison Vale Hospice. Steinar is survived by his loving wife Eileen of 53 years. Together they raised four daughters, Susan (Gary Euler), Jo Anne, Karen and Heidi (Robert Paquette). He was born in Larvik, Norway, October 2, 1937 and immigrated to Canada in 1948 with his parents and two brothers Trond Willy and Jan-Erik. Sister Marilyn (Roland Amsler) was later born in Canada. He will be sadly missed by his six grandchildren Theodore and Connor Foley, Brandon, Ryan and Carter Paquette, Andrea Lalonde. Survived by Theresa Welch (niece) and Edwin Amsler (nephew). Steinar worked as a structural steel draftsman in Thunder Bay, Ontario for several years before operating his own successful drafting business with daughter Jo Anne. He was very active in the Royal Canadian Air Cadets throughout his life. He earned several rifle marksmanship awards as a teenager, obtained a pilot license and was a part of the National Drill Team. He received his Commission in 1982 and was Commanding Officer of the 66th and 84th. squadron in Thunder Bay, Ontario. He received a life membership to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 179 in Capreol, Ontario. “Asleep! O sleep a little while, white pearl! And let me kneel, and let me pray to thee, And let me call Heaven's blessing on thine eyes, And let me breathe into the happy air, That doth enfold and touch thee all about, Vows of my slavery, my giving up, My sudden adoration, my great love!“ John Keats. Resting at the LOUGHEED FUNERAL HOME HANMER/CAPREOL CHAPEL, 4605 Michelle Dr. at Hwy 69 N, Hanmer on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM only. A memorial service under the auspices of the RCL Branch 179, Capreol on Tuesday at 7:30 PM. In lieu of flowers donations to the Maison Vale Hospice are greatly appreciated. To light a memorial candle, flowers, donations or messages of condolences available on-line at www.lougheed.orReturn to obituaries
hi Eileen- I often wondered where you ended up. sincere condolences to you and your girls on the death of your beloved husband and father Steiner,