September 1, 1935 – May 2, 2012
Willi, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away on Wednesday May 2, 2012 at the age of 76 years.
Willi was born in Macklin, SK on September 1, 1935 and has resided in Calgary since 1956.
To know her was to love her as she touched many lives through her countless hours of volunteer work and community involvement. Her caring and loving personality solidified many timeless friendships.
She was involved in the Triwood Community Association. She was a Founding Member and Past President of the Bearspaw Community Association and Member and Past President of Bearspaw Golf and Country Club. She also was a volunteer for the Calgary 1988 Winter Olympics and served countless years as a volunteer of the Calgary Stampede.
Her love of life, family and friends was infectious to all of those who knew her. She loved to travel and became an avid sports fan through her husband Dave.
Willi is survived by two sons and two daughters-in-law, Barry and Kelly Harcus of Scottsdale, AZ and Trevor and Michelle Harcus of Calgary, AB; a daughter and son-in-law Sharryl and Dean Connelly of Edmonton, AB; six grandchildren, Dylan, Tyler, Stacey, Maxx, Payton, and Addison. Willi was one of sixteen children and is survived by the following brothers and sisters, Bert, Ed, Elmer, Joe, Maryanne, Judy, Leona, Louise, Lorraine, Sharon, Betty and their families. She was predeceased by her loving husband of forty-one years David Harcus as well as her sisters Molly and Hilda, and brothers Ritchie and Ron.
A Celebration of life will be held at Bearspaw Glendale Community Center (253220 Bearspaw Road, Calgary) on Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
In living memory of Wilhelmina Harcus, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences