January 31, 1942 – Innisfail, AB
January 23, 2014 – Calgary, AB
Kathryn Alice Faas beloved wife of Norman Faas of Calgary, passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at the age of 71 years, after courageously battling cancer.
She was known as Grandma Kathryn by so many and will be missed by all.
Besides her loving husband Norman, Kathryn is survived by three sons, Brent (Elizabeth), Mark (Yvonne) and Craig (Tracey) Faas; granddaughters, Kate, Stephanie, Lauren and Annika; sister Irene Howse (daughter Sky and granddaughter Brandie, son Toby); sister-in-law Muriel Howse; auntie Alice Winch; uncle Dennis Shelvey; cousins, Barbara Blenkinship (Norm), Brenda Shelvey-Smith (daughter Megan) and Bernard Shelvey; the Walsh family; and many other cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her brother Lawrence Howse.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 2:30 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 Southwood Hospice, 211 Heritage Drive S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 1M9 Telephone: 403-252-1194. We would like to thank all the staff at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre and the Southwood Hospice for their dedication and loving care for her six year battle.
In living memory of Kathryn Faas, 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