Bea Bietz (nee Farries) of Calgary passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 14, 2005 at the age of 91 years, not so very long after hanging up her tennis shoes and hiking boots.
A long time resident of Calgary, Bea is survived by her three children, Yvonne (Kim) and Ross (Rosa), all of Vancouver and Arlene of Sydney, Australia; her seven grandchildren; and many Farries relatives. She is also survived by her four Bietz stepdaughters and the extended Bietz clan. Bea was predeceased by her husband Paul Bietz.
A Memorial Service to celebrate Bea’s life will be held at McDougall United Church (8516 Athabasca Street S.E.) on Sunday, September 11, 2005 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Salvation Army, 420 – 9 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0R9 Telephone: (403) 410-1111, www.salvationarmy.org. Thanks for the kindness and support of many relatives and friends during her final year, especially stepdaughter Betty Missett-Gale and friend Jean MacEachern.
In living memory of Bea Bietz, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences