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FEILMAYR, Melanie Charlotte

April 10, 1929 – October 25, 2011

Melanie Charlotte Feilmayr beloved wife of Laurenz Feilmayr of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Medical Centre on October 25, 2011, at the age of 82 years.

Melanie Feilmayr was born April 10, 1929 in Langenreichenbach, East Germany. On November 2, 1948 Melanie married her first husband Henry Schwarz. She emigrated from West Germany on the Arosa Colm in 1952. She spent sixteen years living in southern Alberta being a loving homemaker and then moved to Calgary in 1968. While living in Calgary Melanie became a cook, and married Laurenz Feilmayr on July 4, 1999. Melanie’s passions were going for long drives in the country with her husband Laurenz, spending time with her grandchildren and looking after her incredible garden.

Besides her loving husband Laurenz, Melanie is survived by her children Karl Schwarz of High River, George Black of Calgary, Siegfried Schwarz of Kananaskis, Lorraine Maggipinto of Calgary. She is also survived by four grandchildren Karl, Kurtlin, Madeline, and Gabriel, three great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Melanie is predeceased by her first husband Henry Schwarz and son Wolfgang Schwarz.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Sunday, October 30, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Melanie Feilmayr, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. Betty Lang, Varsity Towers Center Tower :

    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your wife, Melanie, and for your children to lose their mother. As one who has lost a partner, I know that you will miss her very much.
    Your upstairs neighbor, Betty Lang.

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  2. Deepest sympathy to the entire family. Melanie was such a wonderful person, she was such a compassionate person, and so easy to talk to. She will be missed by all who knew her.
    Dancy Family

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