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Graas (nee Bircher), Beverley (Bev) Ellen

Bev Graas, beloved wife of twenty-four years of Allan Graas of Calgary, passed away at home surrounded by her family, on Friday, August 26, 2005, after a seventeen month struggle with cancer at the age of 50 years.

Bev was born on November 24, 1954 in Regina, SK. She was a university graduate, earned her Black Belt in Karate and also taught Karate. She achieved her Grade 10 in piano from the Royal Conservatory of Music. Bev was a devoted wife and mother. Her gentle love and kind spirit will be missed.

Always loved, she will be forever missed by her husband Al; children, Jennifer, Cheryl and Jonathon, all of Calgary; father Jack of Regina, SK; brother Bob of Vancouver, BC; Corrine Bircher of Regina, SK; her mother and father-in-law Alex and May Graas of Moose Jaw, SK; Don and Beth Graas of Belle Plaine, SK; Judy and George Boland of Winnipeg, MB; Larry Graas and Darlene Phillips of Calgary; Fran Marceau of Moose Jaw, SK and many other friends and relatives. Bev was predeceased by her mother Gladys in 2004, and her brother Barry in 2003.     

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Wednesday, August 31, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Beverley Graas, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.

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