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IWAMOTO, Hisako

1929 – Mission, BC
2013 – Calgary, AB

Following a brief illness, Hisako Iwamoto (Konno), passed away in Calgary on May 15, 2013.

Born in Mission, BC on March 27, 1929 she moved to Southern Alberta with her family in 1944. She married Masayoshi Iwamoto in 1950 and raised their family in Iron Springs. Upon retirement, they moved to Coalhurst where they resided until 2001. Following Mas’ passing, Hisako moved to Calgary.

Hisako, a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother leaves to mourn her children, Larry (Lynne) Iwamoto, Joy (Kim) Hanson, Rob Iwamoto, Wendy (Henry) Van Nistelrooy, Dean Iwamoto; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She is survived by one sister Ann Konno; and two brothers Akira (Chick) and Naozo (Marie) Konno. She was predeceased by her husband Masayoshi; granddaughter Adrienne; brothers Katsushige and Tsutomu Konno; and sister Sachiko Ikebuchi.

A Celebration of Hisako’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E. Calgary, AB) on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. with a viewing prior at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

In living memory of Hisako Iwamoto, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. CALGARY, AB Telephone: 1-800-661-1599.

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  1. Dean,
    Deepest sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your mother.
    Larry Lee

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  2. Adda Zaslavsky :

    Dean.
    My condolences to you and your family.
    My deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. You are good son.
    Good bless you.
    Adda.

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  3. Jian Fu Deng :

    Dean, very sorry for your loss. My deepest condolence and sympathy for you. Take Care!

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  4. Jocelyn Boudreau :

    Dean,
    My condolences go out to you and your family.

    “Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.” Author Unknown

    Jocelyn

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  5. Ken and Melinda Pokolinski :

    You and your family are in our thoughts at this time of sorrow.

    Ken and Melinda P.

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  6. Jennifer Berwanger :

    Dean,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
    Jennifer Berwanger

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  7. I was deeply saddened by your loss. My heart felt condolences to you and your family.

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  8. Sandra Horner :

    Dean
    My thoughts are with you and your family at this time.
    Deepest sympathy
    Sandy

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  9. Erlyn Dungao :

    Dean,

    My condolences to you and your family. May her soul rest in peace.

    Erlyn

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  10. Dean
    Very sorry for your loss, my deepest sympathy for you and your family. Take care.!
    Cathy

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  11. Our deepest sympathy in the loss of the most loving and caring Lady that our family ever knew.

    Audrey and Tony

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  12. Lien Nguyen :

    Dean,
    “Life brings us sorrows and happiness.
    Sorrows may fade…
    Happiness may not stay…
    But the good memories will live with us forever…” Anonymous

    With our heartfelt sympathy to you and your family.

    Lien, Van and Vincent.

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  13. Joyce Miyashita :

    We were very saddened to hear of your mother’s passing. We offered our deepest sympathy and remember her as a kind and gentle lady.
    Joyce Miyashita

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  14. Carol McKay(Rains) :

    Dear Joy and family,
    I am sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. A mom is special in so many ways and usually a constant source of love and encouragement in our lives. Please know I am thinking of you at this time and wishing you comfort and peace.
    With sympathy and friendship, Carol McKay(Rains)

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  15. Victoria Cooper :

    Dear Dean,
    I am so sorry for your loss. My condolences to you and your family. Wishing you comfort and peace at this difficult time.
    Vicki

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  16. I am so sorry for your loss, You have my deepest sympathy.

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