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KAISER – Winnifred Mary

June 1, 1918 – December 31, 2009

Winnifred M. Kaiser of Calgary passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2009 in the Sarcee Transition Unit, at the age of 91 years.

She was born at home on 12th Ave. S.W. and lived in Calgary most of her life, with the exception of a few years in Kamloops, B.C. Following high school, she attended business college, after which she worked at Calgary Power off and on for many years.

Winn is survived by her brother Clifford and his wife Helen; one sister-in-law Dorothy; her husband Roy; daughter Chris; and three sons, Michael (Martha), Robert (Linda) and Donald (Cristina); as well as five grandchildren, Susan, Lisa, Sarah, Evan and Lauren; three great-grandchildren, Alice, Nolan and Gavin; and several nieces and nephews. Winn was predeceased by her parents, Christina and Marmaduke Storey; her sister Muriel; four brothers, Dennis, Thomas, John and Geoffrey; as well as her first husband, Jack Marriott. The family would like to thank the staff at the Sarcee Transition Unit for their care during Winn’s stay there. A special thank you to her friend Brenda Horen, who has steadfastly visited Winn on a weekly basis for many years, wherever she happened to be living.

A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Saturday, January 16, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, 12010 Jasper Avenue Northwest, Edmonton, AB T5K 0P3, Telephone: (780)488-4871.

In living memory of Winn Kaiser, 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.

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  1. Dear Chris, Michael, Rob, Don, & Families — my heart felt sympathy to all of you on the dealth of your Mother.

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  2. susan Sutherland :

    We are very sorry to hear about your moms passing. She will be missed by all of her family and friends. I am glad we had the family reunions and were able to spend time with her
    Susan Sutherland

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  3. I’m so sorry that we won’t be able to attend the service, but that doesn’t mean we won’t be thinking of all of you. My happiest memories of my Aunt Winn include the many hours we spent walking together in Calgary’s parks – usually Fish Creek – back when I was a young woman. We would put on our sensible shoes and hoof it around the paths about once a week; chattering our heads off. Winn was kind to me and would make me cookies – yum – and I appreciated the odd little favors she surprised me with.

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  4. Darrell and Lesley Balfour :

    Our hearts go out to all the family members. Sadly we will be out of town for the memorial but our thoughts and prayers will be with you all.

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  5. Lesley Balfour :

    Hi – it’s me again! I am sitting here thinking of the memorial service for Winn and all of you – a very special family. I thought of hiring a private plane to leave later on Sat. but didn’t think that would work out. Sending squishy hugs for each of you…..OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO’S and double hugs for you Chris, Michael, Rob and Don.

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