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February 7, 1920 – December 16, 2012

Rose Finnen of Calgary, passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at the age of 92 years.

Rose was born in Poland and came to Canada at the age of seven years. She resided in Manitoba, met and married Wilf in Manitoba in 1945. During their marriage they resided in many provinces within Canada.

Rose is survived by her sons and daughters in law Aubrey and Mary Finnen, Ronald and Gudrun Finnen; daughters and sons in law Shirley and Rowland Coates and Phyllis and Roy Blommaert; seven grandchildren Matthew, Laura, Donovon, Carmen, Shawn, Dustin and Dallas; and six great grandchildren Marley, Clara, Diego, Nicolas, Aidan and Paighton. She is also survived by brothers and sisters in law John and Lois Kowal, Joe and Lil Kowal, Walter and Joey Kowal; sisters Nellie Thom, Mary Danley and numerous nieces and nephews and their families.

Rose was predeceased by her husband Wilf; one brother Frank Kowal and sister Annie Lloyd.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Eastside Memorial Chapel (5388 Memorial Drive N.E.) on Friday, December 21, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Rockyview Garden of Peace. Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Rose Finnen, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E., Calgary, AB Telephone: 403-248-8585.

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  1. I would like to send my deepest condolences in the passing of Rose. I believe my Great Aunt Anna was Rose’s mother.

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