AASEN, Ronald “Gary”

September 16, 1944 – May 26, 2021

Gary passed peacefully at home in Cochrane, Alberta on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, in his 76th year.

Beloved spouse and partner to Barbara Kropf, father to Courtney (Kirsten) Cathcart, and stepfather to Taylor (Alison) Cathcart. Loving father of Kirsten (Harpal) Parmar and Kim (Noel) Aasen of Calgary, along with their mother Karen. Proud grandfather of Josh (Kirsten) Parmar and Charly (Kim) Devlin.

Gary is also survived by his brothers, Dale (Barbara) Aasen, and Garth (Lori) Aasen; and his sister, Darlene Cantin (the late Roger). He is also remembered by his nieces, nephews, extended family, and many friends.

Gary was predeceased by his parents, the late Christian and Verna (nee Pettigrew) Aasen; and his brothers, Verne and Glen.

Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the Cochrane Country Funeral Home. A private memorial service will be held at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Cochrane on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. MDT. The family invites you to join them online via this link.

If desired, memorial donations can be made in memory of Gary Aasen to your favourite charity.

Arrangements entrusted to Florence (Flo) Simpson, Funeral Director

Cochrane Country Funeral Home – Ph: 403-932-1039

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  1. On June 2, 2021 at 11:11 am Rowena Berg Said:

    My sincere condolences to the family of Gary.
    He was a special cousin of mine. Gary will be missed by all who knew him.
    Cherish all the memories of your time with Gary.

  2. On June 2, 2021 at 11:19 am Scott Cantin Said:

    My sincere condolences to the family. We will miss Uncle Gary very much and have wonderful memories of him.

  3. On June 3, 2021 at 7:35 am Chris & Marlene Aasen Said:

    We remember a live well lived, and send our sincere condolences

  4. On June 3, 2021 at 7:38 am Chris and Marlene Aasen Said:

    We remember a life well lived, and send our sincere condolences

  5. On June 3, 2021 at 9:06 am Margaret and Bryan Ward Said:

    Kim, Noel and Charly, we just wanted to say , Kim, we are so sorry to hear about your Dad and to let you know our prayers and thoughts are with you and all your family at this time . Love to you all from Margaret , Bryan and family

  6. On June 3, 2021 at 11:38 am Ellen Devlin Said:

    My sincere condolences to all of Gary’s family. Please know that we have been holding you in our thoughts during these past days and are sorry to hear of your very sad loss. Take care.

  7. On June 9, 2021 at 1:01 pm Connie Aasen Said:

    To the family of Gary Aasen

    I am so sorry about Gary. I was very fond of him and enjoyed ( our) telephone chats with the

    three of us.

    Sincerely Connie