Mr. Harry Repp of Olds, Alberta, passed away on October 18, 2012 in the Olds Hospital Long Term Care Centre at the young age of 94. John and Elizabeth Repp, Harry’s parents, immigrated to Calgary from Saratov, Russia in 1910. Harry was born in Calgary, Alberta on June 4, 1918, and lived in Calgary along with his four brothers, John, Vic, George and Fred and one sister Frieda, until they moved with their parents to the Red Willow, Alberta area in 1923, where they took up farming. Harry stayed on the farm until he married his sweetheart, Evelyn Maxine (Mickey) Hoggarth in 1944. To this union was born two sons, Larry John and Harvey Alan. Harry and Mickey then moved to Hay Lakes, Alberta where Harry began his career in the grain buying industry. His job took him to Stettler and Peace River until his retirement when he moved to Olds. Harry was predeceased by his loving wife Mickey who passed away from cancer in 2001, and was the last surviving member of his brothers and sister. He leaves to mourn his two sons, Larry of Olds and Harvey of Vancouver B.C, his grandson Raymond of Red Deer, his sister-in-law, Mildred Diebert-Scott of Red Deer, brother-in-law Tom Hoggarth of Calgary, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and special friends. By request, a private graveside service was held on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 2pm at the Olds Cemetery with Pastor Harold Hunter officiating.
HEARTLAND FUNERAL SERVICES LTD.
Olds entrusted with arrangements.