February 3, 1944 – November 18, 2009
Cathy Johnson, beloved wife of Bill Johnson of DeWinton, passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at the age of 65 years, after a long and brave battle with cancer.
Cathy was born in Utrecht, Netherlands and at the age of four moved to London, ON with her family where she grew up. On November 6, 1965, Cathy married Bill and then they moved to Lethbridge, AB where they lived for over twenty years and raised their family. In 2000 Cathy and Bill moved to DeWinton, AB. Cathy enjoyed spending time at her cabin in Whitefish, Montana and was an avid gardener and fashionista. She also enjoyed travelling and she and Bill were fortunate to have visited several countries over the years.
Besides her husband Bill, she is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Carol and Ian Kirby; son and daughter-in-law Tom and Sangita Johnson; four grandsons, Joe, Patrick, Matthew, and Aidan; and her granddaughter Anjali. She is also survived by her brothers, Peter and Ted; sister Joanne; and beloved dog Tonka; along with many extended family and friends.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Thursday, November 26, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to Foothills Country Hospice, Box 274, Okotoks, AB T1S 1A5 Telephone: 403-995-4673. The family would like to extend their thanks to the staff at the High River Hospital, the Foothills Country Hospice and Dr. Morris and his team at The Tom Baker Cancer Centre for their exceptional care and support.
In living memory of Cathy Johnson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences