April 5, 1952 – July 1, 2011
Brenda Carstens beloved wife of Roy Carstens of Calgary, passed away on Friday, July 1, 2011 at the age of 59 years.
Brenda was born in Denmark and immigrated to Canada when she was a young girl. The family moved across Canada, settling in Medicine Hat. She met Roy in Edmonton and they were married October 4, 1975. Brenda was an avid volunteer within the Lutheran Church, Scouts Canada, from which she recently received the Silver Acorn award and the North East Calgary Adopt a Family Society as well as several other organizations.
Brenda is survived by her loving husband Roy, one daughter Theresa and Mark Tomte, two sons Byron and Crystal Carstens, Thomas Carstens and Jolene Lutyck, two grandsons Jaydan and Matthaus, her mother Lisse Bjerrisgaard, seven siblings as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her father Neils Bjerrisgaard.
Funeral Services will be held at Prince Of Faith Lutheran Church (2523 – 56th Street N.E.) on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly 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 or to Scouts Canada, c/o Chinook Council, 2140 Brownsea Drive, N.W. Calgary, Alberta T2N 3G9
In living memory of Brenda Carstens, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E. Telephone: (403) 248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences