Eleanor Ann Johnson (nee Macdonald) of Calgary passed away on Tuesday, September 26, 2006 at the age of 78 years. Eleanor was born on January 17, 1928 in Calgary, AB. She met George Johnson in Red Deer, AB and they were married in Calgary in 1952. Eleanor was an avid reader and enjoyed playing Duplicate Bridge, she curled for many years and was an enthusiastic sports fan, especially of the Calgary Flames and Stampeder’s. She loved to be with her grandchildren and was very proud of all her families’ accomplishments.
Eleanor is survived by her children James and Linda Johnson, Gerald Johnson, Gail and Kurt Boldt, all of Calgary, and Brian and Jan Johnson of Airdrie, AB. She is also survived by her grandchildren Sarah, Eric, Kevin and Lee. Eleanor was predeceased by her husband George, her brother Webster, and her parents Howard and Ella Macdonald.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Sunday, October 1, 2006 form 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at Centre Street Church Main Campus (3900 – 2nd Street N.E.) on Monday, October 2, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. A Family Graveside Service to follow at Union Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 6007 – 1A Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 0G5 Telephone: (403) 255-6108, www.kidney.ca or the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, 15 Colonel Baker Place N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 4Z3 Telephone: (403) 261-7219. Special thanks to Units 37 and 27 of the Foothills Medical Centre, and Dr. Sepandj, for the extraordinary care and compassion shown to Eleanor and our family.
In living memory of Eleanor Johnson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W., CALGARY. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences