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GEORGE – Margaret Anna (nee Bartelt)

May 31, 1933 – November 3, 2009

Margaret George of Calgary, our cherished, loved, and adored wife, mother and grandmother passed away on Tuesday, November 3, 2009.

Margaret was born in Yorkton, SK, the eldest child of Karl and Minnie Bartelt. Schooled at Luther College Regina, and trained as a Psychiatric nurse in Weyburn, Margaret’s life revolved around her family and her never ending involvement and support of her children and grandchildren in any endeavor big or small. Much of her recent years were spent knitting articles and helping out at the Calgary Drop in Center.

Left to mourn and remember her life are her husband Sandy; daughter Carol; sons, Alan (Faye), Bruce (Kandi), Derrick (Brenda); and grandchildren, Darcy, Bryce, Taylor, Sarah, Bradly, Justin, and Shaelynn. Also grieving are her sister and brother-in-law, Wilma and Lloyd Liebrecht of Yorkton; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Beverly and Margaret George; along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins scattered across Canada and the USA as well as her very special friend Mary Lou Knowles. Margaret was predeceased by her parents; and brothers, Allan and Arnold.

Condolences may be forwarded through In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made in Margaret’s memory to the Canadian Cancer Society, 215 – 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2 Telephone: (403) 205-3966 Calgary Drop-In and Rehab Centre, 423 4th Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 0C8 Phone: 403) 263-5707. The family expresses their thanks for the compassionate care by the nurses, doctors and staff of the Foothills Hospital, Palliative Care (Home Care) and Southwood Hospice.

In living memory of Margaret George, 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. Gail and Gordon Robinson :


    Our heartfelt condolences to you and your family. We will be forever grateful for Margaret’s kind and loving care of our children, Michael and Jennifer, when we lived next door to you in Lake Bonavista.

    Margaret was a lovely, lovely lady and we feel very lucky to have known her.

    Gail and Gordon Robinson

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  2. Lori and Darcy Moch :

    Alan and Faye, and the entire George family,

    With great saddness I read in the paper today about the passing of your Mom.

    Darcy and I express our deepest sympathy and hope you will find comfort in knowing that others care and are near in thought today.


    Lori and Darcy Moch

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  3. Mary E Kneeshaw :

    I was very sorry to read about your mothers death. I wish to send our sympathy and condolences to you all at this time . We will be thinking of you. Mary Kneeshaw and family

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  4. Andrew Borsodi :


    We would like to extend our deepest sympathy in the loss of your wife Margaret.

    Andy, Eva and Joe Borsodi

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