Svend was born in Varde, Denmark. He came to Canada in 1952, where he worked as a journeyman baker for Woodward’s Grandin Bakery and IGA. Retired at age 82.
Svend is survived by his wife Helen; children, Laurie, Karen, Janet and Dean; stepchildren, Keith, Ken, Sherry, Damon and Clayton; as well as numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, September 27, 2019 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1533 Parkland Drive, Parkland County, AB, T7Z 1X5. Interment of the urn to follow the Service at St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Svend’s memory may be made to the St. John’s Lutheran Church Piano Fund at the address noted above.