Ruth Esther Kirchner of Calgary passed away peacefully to meet her husband Albert, surrounded by her family on Tuesday, October 12, 2004 at the age of 72 years.
Born in Stony Plain, AB, Ruth was one of fourteen children born to John and Theresa Getzinger. Ruth married her lifelong soul mate Albert, and together they made many friends wherever life took them. She was always the caring wife, mother and grandmother, always placing others before herself. Ruth’s beautiful smile will be remembered by all who had met her.
Ruth is survived by her son Wayne (Jennifer); and her daughter Karen (Kelvin) Dekker as well as her five grandchildren, Kenton (Jennifer), Lyndsay, Kieran, Ryan, and Lauren. Ruth was predeceased by her husband Albert.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Saturday, October 16, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, #201, 222 – 58 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3 Telephone: (403) 290-0110. The family would also like to extend a special thank you to the staff of the McKenzie Towne Care Centre.
In living memory of Ruth Kirchner, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences