It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bent Damgaard on March 29, 2020 at Good Samaritan Vista Village in Pincher Creek, AB. He was 89 years of age.
Bent was born on July 5, 1930 in Hunsland, Denmark to parents, Frede and Jørgine Damgaard. He married the love of his life, Karen Mogensen on February 22, 1953 in Tilley, AB. The happy couple went on to be blessed with a wonderful family of their own and forty-nine years of marriage.
Bent loved to travel to such places as Mexico, Alaska and his native land, Denmark. He also enjoyed taking afternoon drives to visit scenic sights and airplane museums, and was an active member of the Good Sams Club. Bent spent many hours woodworking in his shop and building cars, trucks and Vikings. He was very proud of what he made and won many prizes his work. Bent was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. He will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by all who knew him.
Left to mourn his passing and celebrate his life are his children, Paul (Darlene) Damgaard of Lundbreck, AB, Peter (Colette) Damgaard of Lundbreck, AB and Susanna Damgaard of Calgary; his grandchildren, Dana (Ken) Coles, Melissa Damgaard, Amanda (Ron) Heritage, Theresa Chermishnuk and Dustin (Shannon) Damgaard; five great grandchildren; his son-in-law, Roger Marsh; as well as his extended family and many friends.
He was predeceased by his wife, Karen Damgaard, and his daughter, Irene Marsh.
With respect for Bent’s wishes, no funeral service will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations will be gratefully accepted by the Canadian Cancer Society (www.cancer.ca). Condolences may be registered at www.fantinsfuneralchapel.ca.
Fantin’s Funeral Chapel entrusted with the arrangements.
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