Dalip Singh Cheema of Calgary, beloved husband of Manjit Kaur Cheema, passed away peacefully on May 24th, 2019 at the age of 77 years.
Besides his loving wife Manjit Kaur Cheema, Mr. Dalip Singh Cheema is survived by his,
Mrs. Kanwaljit Bhagal
Dr Satinder Sohi
Mrs. Sandeep Cheema
Son – in – laws
Mr. B. S. BHAGAL
Mr. Ajitpal Singh Sohi
Mr. Inderjit Singh
Dr Jagjit Singh Cheema
Daughter- in- law
Mrs. Pawandeep Cheema
Anmol Singh Bhagal
Aamol Singh Bhagal
Gurmol Singh Sohi
Gurpartap Singh Sohi
Jagdish Kaur Dhaliwal
Ajit Singh Cheema
Ranjit Singh Cheema
As well as numerous nieces, nephews and their families.
Mr. Dalip Singh Cheema was predeceased by his parents,
Chaudhary Ganda Mal Cheema and Harbans Kaur, and brothers and sister
Balwant Singh Cheema
Mohinder Singh Cheema
Joginder Singh Cheema
Mr. Dalip Singh Cheema was born in village san chak in district Gujranwala on January 1st, 1942 to his parents Chaudhary Ganda Mal Cheema and Harbans Kaur. After partition of India in 1947 the family settled in the town Sunam, district Sangrur in province of Punjab. Mr. Dalip Singh Cheema lost his father, uncle and eldest brother in 1947 to the senseless violence of the partition. The partition of India in 1947 resulted in 2 million deaths and 14 million displaced people.
Mr. Dalip Singh Cheema started his career with Punjab Agricultural University and retired from the University on Dec 31st, 2001. Mr. Dalip Singh Cheema achieved Master’s Degree in English Literature and had a keen interest in reading, history and cricket. He inspired his children and supported their education. Three of his children hold Master’s degree in their respective fields and one is PhD.
Mr. Dalip Singh cheema was a very gentle and kind person. People were touched by his graciousness, kindness, humility, politeness, mannerism and love. The highlight of his illustrious career was serving as Superintendent in Dean’s office, College of veterinary sciences, Ludhiana, PB. He received unconditional love and admiration from the students.
Funeral services will be held at 1 PM, Saturday, June 1st, 2019 at Country Hills Crematorium, 11995, 16th Street NE, Calgary, AB. T3K 0S9.
Antim Ardas will be held at 2.30 PM, Saturday, June 1st, 2019 at Gurdwara Sahib, Dashmesh Cultural Center. 135, Martindale Blvd NE, Calgary. T3J2X5.