ABEN HenryPosted: April 20th, 2015
January 18th, 1929 – April 13th, 2015
MR. HENRY CONRAD ABEN, beloved husband of Mrs. Agatha Aben of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Monday, April 13, 2015 at the age of 86 years. Besides his loving wife Agatha, Henry is remembered by his children; Dorothy (Richard) Shelson of Lethbridge, Arnold (Becky) Aben of Lethbridge, Alan (Yvonne) Aben of Edmonton and Bobby (Angie) Aben of Airdrie; 11 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He is also survived by one brother Conrad Aben of Calgary and numerous nieces and nephews. Henry was predeceased by his parents John and Dora and one infant granddaughter Olivia. He was born and raised in Coalhurst, Alberta and worked on the family farm for 42 years. After moving from the farm to Lethbridge in 1972 he started working for Canadian Western Natural Gas (ATCO), until his retirement in 1994. In 1952 Henry met Agatha and they were married in 1957. They had four children together. Henry was always willing to help if he could, whether it be with the Knights of Columbus, building a deck or erecting a garage. Henry enjoyed going camping as well as going fishing with his brother-in-law Hubert. Henry will be dearly missed by his family, friends and all who knew him. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH – 2405 12th Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta, on Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. with Father Kevin Tumback celebrating. A private Family Graveside service will be held at Mountain View Cemetery. In memory of Henry, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #204, 2323 – 32 Avenue NE, Calgary, AB, T2E 6Z3 or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, PO Box 2211, Lethbridge, AB., T1J 4K7
Dorothy, I am sorry to hear of your dad’s passing.
Sending you and your family good thoughts and prayers.