"Independently Taber owned and operated. Serving the communities of Southern Alberta for more than 50 years."

5006 - 48 Avenue
Taber, Alberta  T1G 1R8

Tel: 403.223.8778

Carl Hajek

1935 - 2022

Carl Hajek, beloved husband of the late Ines Hajek, passed away in Taber on Sunday, December 18, 2022 at the age of 87 years.

A private funeral service was held at Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber on Friday, December 23, 2022. Burial followed at the Taber Memorial Garden.

Carl is survived by his daughters Cindy (Lloyd) VanGheluwe of High River and her daughter lndeanna Smith (Taku); Heide Carriere of Taber and her children Reno and Justice Carriere and their father Brian Carriere. He is also survived by his sister Veronica (Peter) Stillinger of Calgary and their children Hilda (Brad) Bakuska (their family Derrick and Devon), Richard Stillinger (his family Dawson and Danell), Anita (Mike) Girling (their daughter Tiah); brother Joe (Barb) Hajek of Taber and their children Trevor, Susan, and Jason Hajek.

He was predeceased by his loving wife Ines, and his parents Frank and Sophia Hajek.

Carl was born in Ceralije, Yugoslavia on September 29, 1935. His family moved to Austria in 1944 and immigrated to Canada in May of 1953, where they settled in the Taber area. On August 9, 1958 he married Ines Bembi, and shortly after their marriage, they bought a farm near Fincastle where they lived and raised their two daughters. Carl was an avid outdoorsman and liked to go hunting, fishing and camping. He also enjoyed spending time at home and with his family and grandkids at their cabin. Carl will be remembered and deeply missed by his loved ones and all who knew him well.