February 22, 1917 – January 5, 2012
Verna Brown (nee Walker) of Calgary, passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2012 at the age of 94 years.
Verna was born February 22, 1917 in the Vermillion, Alberta area where she grew up. In 1940, she graduated from the Royal Alexandra School of Nursing in Edmonton. Verna married Ralph Brown in 1943 in Edmonton, where they resided until 1967 when they moved to Calgary.
Verna is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Dan Richer of Calgary; five grandchildren, Nicole Merz (Gordon), Chris Richer (Carol), Bradley (Keri) and Kevin Anderson, and Jenelle Dipple (Adam); and six great-grandchildren, Emma, Delaney, and Rhys Anderson, Curtis and Caitlyn Richer and Megan Merz.
Verna was predeceased by her husband Ralph in 1993; sister Dulcie Hughson in 1989; brothers, Walter Walker in 1993 and Roy Walker in 2000; and her beloved daughter Glenda Anderson in 2010.
A Private Family Service will be held. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Verna Brown, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences