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Sven Svenson

September 1, 2014


Sven Svenson passed away September 1 at Michener Extended Care in Red Deer at 89 years of age.

He was born in 1925 in Malmo, Sweden and immigrated to Canada with his parents and sister in 1928 to homestead east of Ponoka. In 1943 he married Ruth Lindland and they purchased her parents farm in 1945 where they farmed for many years before moving to Ponoka in 1967. Sven went to work in Edmonton for Fountain Tires for many years before retiring. He and Ruth enjoyed many years of retirement together camping and traveling before she passed away in 1996. He is predeceased by his wife Ruth and is survived by his son Gordon , his daughter Gudrun plus many grandchildren and great- grandchildren.

No funeral will be held. To express condolences to Sven’s family, please visit

Arrangements Entrusted To Ponoka Funeral Home

~ A Wombold Family Funeral Home ~

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