August 2, 1915 – September 19, 2011
It is with great sadness that the family of Amelia announce her passing on Monday, September 19, 2011 at the age of 96.
Mom, grandma, sister, aunty, great-grandma and friend was the eldest daughter of twelve children born to Margaret and Balzer Heilman on August 2, 1915 in Odessa, North Dakota. Amelia will be remembered by all, for her whit, strength, humour, generosity and kindness.
She was predeceased by her husband Martin, son Alfred and most recently daughter Carol Nelson. She is survived by her daughter Dolores Herman; son and daughter-in-law Ken and Ann Herman and son-in-law Bob Nelson; her grandchildren Maury, Kenny (Debbie), Shannon (Rodger), Marty, Shelley (Les), Jennifer (Rob), Stacey (Jeff) and great-grandchildren Davis, Dustin, Avery, Aiden and Joshua. Amelia is also survived by her four siblings; Margaret, Mary, Balzer and Lorraine, as well as many nieces, nephews and loved ones. We love you and will miss you.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at Holy Spirit Catholic Church (10827 – 24th Street S.W.) today, Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Spirit Catholic Church (10827 – 24th Street S.W.) on Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family would like to thank the staff at the Beverly Centre for their kindness, compassion and support. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made directly to Brown Bagging for Calgary Kids, #315, 223 – 12 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2R 0G6 Telephone: 403-264-7979.
In living memory of Emily Herman, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200Print This Obituary & Condolences