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FLANNERY, James “Jim” Daniel

July 7, 1926 – October 20, 2011

James “Jim” Daniel Flannery passed away peacefully at Chinook Hospice on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at the age of 85 years.

Jim was born in Piapot, Saskatchewan and joined the army at eighteen. On completion of duty, he returned to Eastend, Saskatchewan to complete his high school diploma where he met the love of his life, Ethel. They married in Medicine Hat, Alberta in 1948. After a short time with C.P.R., Jim became a court reporter with the Province of Alberta, an occupation he remained in until his retirement in 1984.

Jim is survived by three children, Jack (Leslie) Flannery, Sheila (Dwight) Kawalik and Doug (Patti) Flannery; five grandchildren, Jim (Tracey) Flannery, Shannon (Jason) Bottorff, Tracy Kawalik, Amber and April Flannery; and three great-grandchildren, Joshua and Logan Bottorff and Shaelynn Flannery. He was predeceased by his loving wife Ethel in 2001, ten years to the day of his own passing.

A Celebration of Jim’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Monday, October 24, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Jim Flannery, 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. We are very sorry for your loss and we are thinking about you during this difficult time .
    Hugs

    Cheyenne & Aaron MacPhail

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  2. Patti & Ted Reyes & Family :

    All of our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this most difficult time.

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  3. Dear Sheila, Doug and Patti,

    My love and thoughts are with you in this time of sorrow. Your dad is at peace now and with his special love, is watching over all of you.

    Love Susan

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  4. Della & Al fournier and family Maple Creek, Sk. :

    Thinking of uncle Jim and wish him eternal rest and peace. I will always remember Uncle Jim as a true Gentleman with sincere interest in how everyone in the family was doing and what all the kids were up to. I know he was close to mom and helped her alot over the years, he was always there to listen and we are thankful for that.

    Deepest Sympathy to all his family

    Sincerely,
    Della(Drury)& Al Fournier and family

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  5. Sheila,
    Birh Patti and I are very sorry to hear about your dad. We both hope that you find some joy and happiness on the memories he leaves behind with you.

    While wedid not know him, we are happy that he had such a great daughter who has meant lots to our livex. You are in our thoughts and hearts.

    Thinking of you and your family,

    Gavin and Patti Martin

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  6. Janice and Bill :

    Shannon and family,
    Thinking of you, and hoping all the happy memories you carry with you will fill the empty space Jim’s passing has left.
    Janice and Bill

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  7. Rob Archambault :

    Jack/Jim and Family:
    Our deepest condolences to you and your families at this time of loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Rob Archambault and Family.

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  8. Shannon Bottorff :

    We will love and miss you forever Grandpa. xoxoxoxo

    Shannon, Jason, Joshua and Logan

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  9. Heather Fisher-Watson :

    My deepest sympathies go out to you on the passing of your father/grandfather/great greadfather. Jim was a wonderful and very caring supervisor at QB and often talked about how proud he was of his children. He will always have a special place in my heart for the respect and kindness he showed to all that he worked with. Please accept our condolences at this sad time.
    Bill and Heather Watson and family

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