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BEKAR – Vivian Ramona (nee Larsen)

June 9, 1934 – October 7, 2010

Vivian Ramona Bekar of Calgary, passed away at the Agapé Hospice on Thursday, October 7, 2010 at the age of 76 years.

Vivian was born in Ponoka, Alberta and was raised in Calgary. Vivian obtained her hairdressing certificate in Calgary where she met Clement and they were married in 1951. In 1963, they moved to Yellowknife, N.W.T. where they spent thirty happy years. In addition to being a mother and wife, Vivian was a successful business woman and was active in community events.

Vivian is survived by her two sons, Bud and Clifford; grandson Bryce and his wife Heather and their two daughters, Haley and Jannessa, and grandsons, Khristian and Michael; as well as by her sister Bea; and brother Ken. Vivian was predeceased by her husband Clement; parents, Mildred and Carl; sisters, Olive and Audrey; brother Howard; and grandson Blair.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. Graveside service to follow in Creston, BC at a later date. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Agapé Hospice, 1302 – 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Telephone: (403) 282-6588.Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family would like to thank the staff and volunteers at the Agapé Hospice for their loving care of Vivian.

In living memory of Vivian Bekar, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.

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  1. We are all so sorry to hear of your loss. We will always have very fond memories of Vivian and Clem.

    Roy and Esther Newman & Kids.
    Brian & Jaquie
    Ken, Sandy, Steven & Darrell
    Ron, Deb, Meggan, Cole & Jacob
    Randy, Cathy, James, Stephanie & Jordanna

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  2. Greg and Maureen Ramage :

    Dear Cliff and Renae:
    We send you our deepest sympathy on the passing of Vivian at Agape. May you be surrounded by many Earth Angels to carry you through your grief.
    Hugs and prayers
    Maureen and Greg Ramage

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  3. Mark and Michelle Taylor :

    Our thoughts and condolences to the Becker family and all the neices and nephews of Vivian. Vivian was a true matriarch of the family and will be dearly missed.

    Our hearts go out to you

    Love Mark, Michelle, Jocelyn and Braeden Taylor

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  4. Janice Wilson (formerly Ronellenfitch) :

    Dear Bud and Cliff,

    I was so saddened to learn of your Mom’s passing. She was a lovely, generous lady and I know she will be missed greatly.

    Unfortunately, I am out of province and unable to attend the memorial service but please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and all the family.

    Janice Wilson (Ronellenfitch)

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  5. Gary & Elizabeth Pomfrey :

    We were so sorry to hear of Vivian’s passing. We knew both of them in Yellowknife. We would like to get in touch with Cliff and Bud. Would you be able to tells us where we might find them. I thank you very much.
    Elizabeth Pomfrey
    pomfrey@telus.net
    Peachland, B.C.

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