March 5, 1920 – April 30, 2013
Hilda May Carlson passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at the age of 93 years.
Hilda was born and raised in Calgary. She lived most of her life in Calgary except when she moved to Victoria to be near Ray when he was stationed at Esquimalt with the Navy during WWII. They then returned to Calgary to raise their family. They enjoyed many travel adventures across Canada, the US, Europe, and some cruises.
Hilda is lovingly remembered by her sons and daughters-in-law, Barry (Fran), Brian (Judy), Rob, Ron (Gail); seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; as well as by sister Marny; son-in-law Joe; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband Raymond of sixty-two years in November 2003; daughter Diane; daughter-in-law Darlene; great-granddaughter Rebecca; parents Arthur and Alice Collin; and brothers, Bill, Cy and Norm.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Monday, May 6, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 781-1978, www.heartandstroke.ca or to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222. www.albertacancer.ca/memorial.
In living memory of Hilda Carlson, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences