August 14, 1926 – Coronation, AB
March 20, 2014 – Calgary, AB
Ruth Chisholm passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at the age of 87 years.
Ruth was born in Coronation, Alberta and moved to Calgary at an early age with her parents and two sisters. Ruth met and married her husband of 60 years, Rod Chisholm here in Calgary
They raised their family in Meadowlark Park where they made many life long friends. Ruth was active with Girl Guides and worked as a teacher’s aid for the Calgary Board of Education. Ruth and Rod were involved in community activities and enjoyed a long, happy retirement.
Ruth is survived by her son Dan, his wife Shannon and their children Jenny and Jim; her daughter Janeen, her husband Colin Van Orman and their children, Thomas, Eliza, Kate, Daniel, Camilla and Sarah; her daughter Liz, her husband Jim Goertz and their children Ash and Jack. Ruth is also survived by her great-grandchildren, Sadie, Rory, Henry, Rachelle and Kalyna; and her beloved nephew Rick Thorpe.
At Ruth’s request there will be no funeral service, a private family interment will be held at a later date. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Thank you to the Southwood Care Centre Hospice Staff for taking such wonderful care of Ruth and her family.
In living memory of Ruth Chisholm, 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