July 5, 1930 – April 15, 2013
Irene Gieck (nee Remfert) passed away in Calgary on April 15, 2013 at the age of 82. Irene was born in Blumental, Russia.
She came with her family to Canada in 1948. After marrying Albert she moved to the farm near Beiseker in 1958 where she remained until 2006 and then resided in Airdrie until her passing.
Irene is lovingly remembered by her children, David (Sheri) Gieck, Ellen (JJ) Hutson and Betty (DJ) Jacobson; granddaughters Tara (Jon-Ross) Ennest, Shandra (Randy) Ban, Madeleine and Katrina Hutson; great-grandson Oliver Ban; numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Albert; her sister Alice Knopp; and brothers, Arthur and Erhart Remfert.
Funeral Services will be held at Airdrie United Church (212 – 1st Avenue N.E.) on Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Beiseker Level Land Cemetery (16 km East and 2 ½ km south of Beiseker). Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If desired, memorial tributes may be made to the Airdrie SDA Church building fund c/o RR1, Crossfield, AB T0M 0S0.
In living memory of Irene Gieck, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences