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CARL ARNOLD LAWRENCE MORBERG Carl Arnold Lawrence Morberg, CEO of Calm Air International Ltd., passed away at the age of 69 in his home at Paint Lake, MB, surrounded by his loving family. Arnold is survived by his wife Gail and his four children, Marion, Nelson (Toni), Margo (Brian Berry) and Monica (Lionnel Janzen); and six grandchildren, Kalie, Madison, Raynie, Max, Carl and Paige. Arnold with his wife Gail, the founders and creators of Calm Air International Ltd., lead a dynamic and challenging life building one of Canada's largest privately owned regional airlines. His soft smile and witty charm will be missed by the many people he captivated each day. Today Calm Air serves communities throughout Manitoba and the Kivalliq region of the Nunavut. Among his innumerable accomplishments, Arnold served a term as Mayor of Lynn Lake in the late 1970s. He sat on the Board of Directors for MTS from 1994 to 2001; CDEF - lending arm of the provincial government; Director of ATAC - Airline Transportation Association of Canada; Northern Cancer Fundraiser - with Janet Filmon. Arnold's life will be remembered and celebrated at a community gathering held in Thompson, MB, Wednesday, September 14 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Legion Hall. A farewell gathering will be held in Winnipeg at the Fairmont Hotel from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 18. In lieu of flowers, the Morberg Family wishes tax deductible donations to be made to the Thompson Community Foundation, Box 1074, Thompson, MB R8N 0M5. Arnold Morberg built an airline and made it fly, and found death no less perplexing, no less wonderful than life.
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Sep 09, 2005
Condolences & Memories (5 entries)
Arnold and His company Calm Air provided me with the best 12 years of my aviation career............I would love to do it all over again. - Posted by: Bill Groeneveld (pilot) on: Apr 06, 2015
I never forgot this 'boss' who was quiet, gentle with a piercing look. I remember the Christmas parties where he would fly staff into Thompson and give his annual 'pep talk' to staff. Working for CALM Air made for wonderful memories & I was glad to find the recently published book on Arnold & the company's history. - Posted by: Armande Martine (Former CALM Air flight attendant (1980-81)) on: Jan 23, 2015
I never had the opportunity of meeting this fine man but since he is part of my family tree I would like to pay my respects. - Posted by: Wendy Garcia Reyes (He was my dads (roy morberg) cousin his dad was my grandpas brother (Gus Morberg) ) on: Apr 14, 2013
I was shocked and saddened by the loss of Mr. Morberg. I will always remember him as a great boss during my years at Calm Air and really appreciated how he would always pop in to say Hi and "Keep em Flyin" during his busy schedule when he was in Winnipeg. - Posted by: Cirk Harrold (Friend) on: Sep 11, 2005
I was very sad to hear about Mr. Morberg he was a wonderful man and I am very blessed to have known him. I am so proud to be a part of the family we call Calm Air. To the Morberg family my thoughts and prayers are with you. - Posted by: Kim Coaten (Friend) on: Sep 10, 2005
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