J.W. (Bill) Lovse

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Bill Lovse, ALS
Known for Son of John Lovse, ALS and father to Krista Lovse, ALS

John William (Bill) Lovse passed away Saturday, December 14, 2013 at the age of 61 years.

Bill grew up in Edmonton. He moved to Calgary to work with his dad and started his own company shortly thereafter. He married Kathy on June 12, 1981.

Bill graduated from the University of Alberta in 1976 with a BSc in Civil Engineering and the University of Calgary in 1992 with a BSc in Surveying Engineering. He was a graduate student and teaching assistant from 1993-1994. A research associate and manager of a U of C dynamic alignment project from 1994 to 1995.

He received his ALS in 1998 and completed his pilot's license over ten years ago. He was a professional engineer both civil and geomatics.

Bill was an ALSA Council member 2002-2004, volunteer/ president of the High River Regional Airport, member of the Calgary 55+ Hockey Association, member of APEGA, ALSA and COPA. He had his instrument flight rating (IFR) and coauthored a geomatics engineering paper.

Besides his loving wife Kathy, he is survived by two daughters; Krista Lovse P.Eng, ALS and Lisa Lovse Bachelor of Science Hon Mechanical Engineering, MD, his father John Lovse, mother Lois Stockdale and two brothers Tony and Martin.

Krista Lovse, P. Eng, ALS