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BROWN – Barbara Jean

August 24, 1929 – January 15, 2010

Barbara Jean Brown of Calgary passed away on Friday, January 15, 2010 at the age of 80 years.

Barbara was born in Nanton, AB and moved to Turner Valley early in life. In 1949, Barbara married Gordon and relocated to Midnapore, where they lived on the acreage until 1977, at which time they moved across the street to the new subdivision. Barbara was employed with Stampede Park for over thirty-five years. She enjoyed family, friends and a game of golf or curling with the Big Four Ladies.

Barbara is survived by her five children, Rick (Marilyn), Randy (Jean), Sharon, Ken (Kelly) and Clint (Gennie); as well as her grandchildren, Jason, Wade, Lori, Rhonda, Mike and April; and eight great-grandchildren. Barbara was predeceased by her husband Gordon and sister Audrey.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made directly to the Church of England Society (St. Paul’s Church), 360, 16 Midlake Boulevard S.E., Calgary, AB T2X 2X7 or to the Southwood Hospice, 211 Heritage Drive S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 1M9, Tel: 403-252-0620. We would like the extend our sincere gratitude to the staff at The Beverly Centre and the staff at the Southwood Hospice for the exceptional care they provided for our mother. In addition, we would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation to Denise Fergus. You were a wonderful companion for our mother over the years.

In living memory of Barbara Brown, 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. Janet Illingworth :

    I’m so sorry your mom has passed away. I have many, many happy memories of “Auntie” Barb. She taught me how to iron, among other things, and to this day, every time I iron something, I remember her telling me the wrinkle I iron in, is the hardest wrinkle to get out. She was an exceptional Mother and Aunt and I am sorry for your loss.

    Janet

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  2. Please know our thoughts are with you at this most difficult time. We have many great memories from our days playing fastball. Everyone in the family contributed to the success and good times we shared. Best wishes from the Plathan family.

    Alex, Madeline, Larry, Peggy and Jim

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