LUOPA, John August P. Eng - July 17, 1934 - June 1, 2006. John passed away peacefully on June 1, 2006 with his loving family at his side. He is survived by his loving wife Irene of 53 years, son Barry (Francine) and their sons Martti and Markku, son Kenneth and his children John and Laura, daughter Arlene (Garry Lofstrand) and their children Kristin, Sam and tyler, and son Douglas (Bonnie) and their children Shaun and Robyn. John was predeceased by his father Urho Luopa in 1958 and mother Ellen Luopa in 1999. John was born in Sudbury, Ontario and lived on the family farm in Beaver Lake, Ontario. John moved his family to Edmonton in 1974 to take a job with Imperial Oil. John retired from Imperial Oil in 1991 and then went to work for Colt Engineering where he was a Senior Specialist Engineer. John was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing the game with his grandsons. A Memorial Service and Celebration of John's life will be held in Edmonton on Thursday, June 8, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. at Evergreen Funeral Chapel, 16204 Fort Road. Reception to follow. A Memorial Service will also be held in Sudbury, Ontario on Monday, July 17, 2006 at 11:30 a.m. at Jackson and Barnard, 233 Larch Street. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of your choice. CANADIAN ALTERNATIVES CREMATION & BURIAL SERVICES, Stony Plain, AB (780) 963-0920.