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May 13, 1917 – Christ Church, England
August 5, 2014 – Banff, AB

Jean De Sutter passed away peacefully in her sleep August 5, 2014.

Jean was born May 13, 1917, Christ Church, England. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph in 1995 and her daughter Patricia Clark in 2003. She is survived by her son John and his wife Donna, five grandchildren, Joey Clark of New Westminster, Jeff (Julie) of Grande Prairie, Randy (Gina) of Calgary, Will Cristy of Black Diamond and Jody De Sutter of St. Albert. Jean is also survived by eleven great-grandchildren and her sister Eneth Watkins of Red Deer Lake.

She came to Priddis then Stettler as a young girl, and later moved to Calgary where she married Joe. Together they owned and operated the family business, De Sutter Autobody. She loved sports and was an avid bowler and curler and enjoyed the Calgary Stampede. In 1974 they retired to Lac Des Arcs where they spent many happy years together with their beloved dogs in the mountains. In later years, she was a resident of St. Martha’s at Banff Mineral Springs.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Friday, August 8, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. A private family burial service will be held in Canmore. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Zoo, c/o Aldera Chisholm, 1300 Zoo Road N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 7V6, The family would like to thank Dr. Marriott, Dr. Petersen and caregivers for their care and support.

In living memory of Jean De Sutter, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. Pearl Beeler :

    I send my sincere condolences to the DeSutter family in your time of loss . May you all take comfort in the memories you all share. May God be with you all .

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  2. Bonnie Rothwell :

    Dear John and Donna: So very sad to see Jean’s notice in the paper. A very special lady who I remember as being extra kind to me when growing up. Hope all is well with you. Big hugs.
    Love, Bonnie

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  3. John, Donna and family
    Our Condolences to you and your families
    In this time if loss and sorrow
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you’s
    Les & Shirley Hoyle

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