Laurie Ann Bender (nee Whitford), beloved wife of Arnold Bender of Calgary, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 15, 2005 at the age of 32 years.
Laurie was born on August 23, 1972 in Edmonton, AB. She was a dynamic and vibrant woman, always full of a courage and strength that was used to better the lives of those she touched.
Besides her loving husband Arnold, Laurie is remembered with love by her children, Jacob (six) and Sophie (four); deeply missed by her mother Judy and father Marshall; loving sisters Sandra and Donna; as well as her enormous circle of friends.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Friday, April 22, 2005 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, an education trust fund has been set up for Jacob and Sophie with the Alberta Treasury Branch called “The Whitford Bender Trust Account”. Donations will be accepted at any ATB throughout Alberta.
In living memory of Laurie Bender, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W., CALGARY. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences