HORN, GunterPosted: November 21st, 2019
HORN, GUNTER PAUL 1964 – 2019
GUNTER PAUL HORN of Calgary, passed away suddenly at the Foothills Medical Centre on Friday, November 15, 2019 at the age of 55 years. Gunter was born May 5th, 1964 in Montreal QC, to Günter F. Horn and Idalija (Ida) Horn (Mikalajunas). The Horn family moved to Lethbridge AB in 1974. After high school Gunter moved to Calgary and attended SAIT for the Hotel and Restaurant Management program. Upon completion he worked in the hospitality industry, including at the Port of Call Inn, where he met his future wife, Jodi Lyn Hutchinson. He then spent 2 decades working for Food & Beverage Services at SAIT. After leaving SAIT, he worked in purchasing for the City of Calgary and the Calgary Police Service. More recently, he worked in the Oil and Gas field, first as a contractor, then as a Field & Contracting Lead for Keyera. Gunter had many hobbies including train and military models, a fondness which he shared with his son AJ. He was an avid hockey fan; his favorite team was the Montreal Canadians. He took great pleasure in cooking for family and friends, especially BBQing. He also loved to read, particularly Science Fiction and Fantasy, and enjoyed travel. His greatest joy was his family. He is survived by his wife Jodi, his son Alexander James (AJ), his daughter Sophia Marie (Sophie) and his dog Kaiser. He also leaves behind his parents Günter and Idalija, and his sisters, Veronica Horn (Trent Takeyasu) and Beverly Horn (Tony Rosgen). Special thanks to the staff and physicians at the Peter Lougheed Medical Centre and the Foothills Medical Centre, particularly the Cardiovascular Intensive Care unit. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to either: The Veterans Food Bank of Calgary, 4619 – 6 St. NE #1, Calgary AB T2E 7C3 or The Hanger Flight Museum, 4629 – McCall Way NE, Calgary T2E 8A5. A Come and Go Celebration of Life will be held at The Hanger Flight Museum at the above address, on Friday November 29th, from 4 to 9 PM, with short remarks by the family at 6 PM.