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ENNS, Aganeta “Nettie” (nee Schroeder)

April 24, 1926 – September 17, 2011

Aganeta “Nettie” Enns beloved wife of Fred of Calgary, passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2011 at the age of 85 years.

Nettie was born in southern Russia and came to Canada in 1926. She spent her childhood and teen years in southern Saskatchewan, completing high school in Rosthern, SK. She and Fred were married in 1945. For the next fifteen years, Nettie was a full-time homemaker. In 1960, when the girls were grown, she pursued her own studies at the University of Alberta, earning a B.A. degree. Nettie did a lot of volunteer work, first as the librarian of the patient library at the University of Alberta Hospital and then in the gift shop at the Cross Cancer Clinic. She loved the game of bridge, she skated until well into her 80’s and she was an avid reader of a wide range of literature. Nettie had a talent for making friends, and she loved to travel, visiting most major countries of the world. Her culinary skills, especially her bread-baking, endeared her to her grandchildren.

Besides her loving husband Fred, Nettie is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law, Gwendolyn Valcourt, Louella (David) Cronkite and Laura (Donald) Hoyda; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and numerous extended family.

A Celebration of Nettie’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through

In living memory of Nettie Enns, 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.

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  1. Walter & Lorraine Wiebe :

    Dear Fred (& family). We were saddened to hear of Nettie’s death but rejoice that she is free from all pain. May your memories of her sustain you in the days, weeks, months and years to come. She was someone I am blessed to have known.

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  2. Natalie McMillan :

    Uncle Fred and family, my deepest sympathies, much much love. Thinking of you lots. (Betty Anne and Jake’s daughter). Many prayers and lots of love. Natalie.

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  3. Ron & Marilyn Thorson :

    Dear Fred & Family

    We were so sorry to hear about Nettie’s passing. The last time that we met you both was at Ruby & Ralph’s 50th anniversary. We just were at their Grandson’s wedding in Leduc. Once again our thoughts are with you. Ron & Marilyn Thorson.

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  4. Dear Fred and Family,

    My sincerest condolences to you and your family on the loss of your wife, mother, and grandmother. As a much younger cousin, I remember well her warm smile. My thoughts are with you at this difficult time. May the many positive memories you have help to heal the pain of loss. Irene Bodnar (Bergen)

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  5. Elaine Ward (nee Phillips) :

    Dear Dr. Enns,
    I knew you and your family when you lived in Foremost. My Mom and Dad were Lina and Wally Phillips. I went to school with your girls, and I remember you and Mrs. Enns very well. My sincere sympathy to you and your family, and I hope that memories of happy times with Mrs. Enns will bring you all comfort.
    Elaine Ward
    Red Deer

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  6. Carolyn O'Brien :

    Dear Luella,

    I was saddened to read about your mother’s passing. I did not know your mom, but have heard nothing but good thoughts about her. Hope all is well otherwise. Best regards, Carolyn

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  7. Gery & Dot Schubert :

    Dear Mr. Enns and family,
    Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother – she will be missed. We had not seen Nettie recently, but always remember her warm, genuine smile and sparkling eyes. With our thoughts and prayers for you all during this time,
    Gery & Dot Schubert

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  8. Ginny Enns Dell :

    I am very sorry for your loss. I am also very sorry that I did not know. It was very nice to see you in Calgary. It always seems to be under these circumstances. Love you all! Ginny & Hank

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