Obituary of Harvey Allan Fossen
Harvey Allan Fossen
(March 23, 1926 - September 28, 2019)
Harvey Allan Fossen of Camrose, AB, formerly of Cadogan, AB, passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the age of 93 years.
Harvey Allan Fossen was born on March 23, 1926 in Provost, Alberta. He lived on the family farm with his parents Peter and Maggie Fossen, and five sisters. He attended Cadogan School for grades one through nine and Provost High School for grade ten. After grade ten, Harvey worked on the family farm and at a logging camp for a couple of winters.
In 1947 Harvey met Nancy Kalynchuk. They were married in 1950. To this union Cheryl, Lois and Deane were born. In 1957 Harvey bought the farm from his father and moved his family onto the home quarter. In 1975 Harvey and Nancy sold the farm and retired to British Columbia. After nineteen years in B.C. they returned to Alberta and settled in Camrose to enjoy their golden years.
Harvey is survived by his daughters Cheryl (Terry) Soroka, and Lois Blume (Ed Carbonneau); daughter-in-law Theresa Fossen; seven grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Harvey was predeceased by his wife Nancy; son Deane; son-in-law Daryl; both parents; older baby brother Harvey; and sisters Lorene, Shirley, Helen, Joyce and Barbara.
Harvey will be sadly missed by all.
A Funeral Service was held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, October 5, 2019 from the Burgar Memorial Chapel, 4817 - 51 Avenue Camrose with Rev. Jack Schulze officiating.
In lieu of flowers, if family and friends so desire, memorial contributions in Harvey's memory may be made to the St. Mary's Hospital.