Minnie Evanson, beloved mother, loving grandmother and sister, passed away peacefully at McKenzie Care Centre on Wednesday, January 4, 2006 at the age of 83.
Minnie was born in Russia, moved to Bittern Lake, AB as a small child, and raised her family in the community of Altadore, Calgary since 1956.
Minnie will be lovingly remembered by her four children, Gordon, Don (Jacquie), Delores (Dennis) Youde, and Douglas (Diane); and six grandchildren, James, Jeanine (Amit) Arora, Stuart, Patrick, Suzanne, and Christopher. Minnie is survived by her sisters, Lydia and Anne, and brothers Art and Howard.
A Celebration of Minnie’s life will be held at McInnis & Holloway’s Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Saturday, January 7, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. As per Minnie’s wishes, guests are asked to wear bright cheerful attire. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, #201, 222 – 58 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3 Telephone: (403) 290-0110, or to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #105, 7500 Macleod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 0L9 Telephone: (403) 266-0620.
In living memory of Minnie Evanson, 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