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BISCHKE, Delores Marilyn (Hinther, McCaghren)

June 11, 1946 – February 26, 2012

Delores Marilyn Bischke passed away at the age of 65 due to complications from many years of dealing with diabetes.

Delores is survived by her husband of twelve years Dick Bischke; her son Gordon McCaghren (Michelle); her daughter Katherine McCaghren; her step-daughters Virginia Smith-Jones, Gerry (Walt) Norman and their family, Kara and Ryan (Lana); and her grandchildren Kevin, Scott, Mark, Cody, Taylor and Courtney. She was predeceased by her first husband Mark McCaghren (Mayor of Cochrane 1977-1980) and her parents Gordon (2011) and Frieda (1995) Hinther.

Next to her jewellery, Delores enjoyed camping with her friends and family, bowling, her morning coffee at A&W and her Yorkies.

Funeral Services will be held at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church (corner of George Fox Trail and Hwy 22) on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Cochrane Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #204, 2323 – 32nd Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 6Z3 Telephone: (403) 266-0620, ext. 112, or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Special thanks go out to the staff of Unit 37 at the Foothills Medical Centre for their kindness and compassion.

Arrangements in care of McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Cochrane Funeral Home, 369 Railway Street, Cochrane, ABTELEPHONE: (403) 932-4740.

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  1. warren smistad :

    We are sincerely sorry to hear of Delores’ passing. We met her when she was in Foothills and was a ‘room mate’ of our mothers. We certainly enjoyed meeting Delores and had some common connections that we learned about in talking with her. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you in the days ahead..sincerley, the Smistad family.

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  2. Marilyn and Ray Nydokus :

    Dick, Ray and I send our sincere sympathy to you. We sure enjoyed our visits with you and Dolores over coffee at A and W. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
    Take care! Marilyn and Ray

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  3. Mona Sylvestre :

    Very sorry to hear of Delores’s death.
    We have missed her at the Legion and didn’t realize she was having problems as of late. My sincere condolences to the family. I have known Delores since the time Mark McCaghren was Mayor. I enjoyed knowing Delores.

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  4. delia lutchmeesingh :

    To Gerry Norman and family. Teeluck and Delia send our sympathy on the passing of Delores.Time will soften the sorrow.

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  5. ken & Gwen Guilbault :

    To the Family and Friends of Delores.
    Growing up we shared many happy times with Uncle Gordon, Auntie Freida and Delores. We are Sorry for your Loss and Pray the suffering and pain is behind Delores today. Love Always-Ken & Gwen Guilbault and Family!!

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