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Moranz, Arno Paul Franz

Arno Paul Franz Moranz passed away in Fort Macleod after a long illness Tuesday, 20 May.
Arno was born Dec. 23, 1930, in Freie Stadt Danzig on the Baltic Sea, and immigrated to Canada in 1951.
He was a cowboy at Big Coulee Ranch and worked at a number of jobs throughout his life in southern Alberta, retiring in 1997 from 20 years with Fort Macleod Public Works.
Arno enjoyed and excelled at many things over the years including hunting and fishing, gardening and photography. He was an accomplished target shooter and a private pilot.
Arno loved to hike and after he retired many residents will remember seeing him making his rounds as he walked 16 kilometers a day for the next 10 years in all kinds of weather, stopping to feed homeless cats along the way.
Arno was predeceased by his father Paul, mother Margaret and brother Reinhold.
He is survived by his sister Karin and brother Horst, his wife of 53 years Antonie, sons Trent and Norman (Norton), and grandchildren Ryland and Gillian.

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