Grace Elizabeth Kislanko of Calgary passed away on Monday, July 17, 2006 at the age of 72 years.
Grace was born on January 7, 1934 in Saskatoon, SK. She moved to Calgary in 1955 and married Don Kislanko on April 25, 1958. Grace worked at Don’s business All Track Service Ltd as a bookkeeper, and later she worked for Accessible Housing Society. Following her retirement, she and her grandson Donald volunteered at Fourth Dimension Group Home, where many a disagreement over the garden hose occurred. Grace was a passionate gardener busy in the summer outside and year round raising African Violets, she and Wade were avid home winemakers. She enjoyed a good game of cards with her brothers and sisters. Grace was very active on the Arbour Cliff Social Committee. But most of all she enjoyed spending time with her grandson Donald.
Grace is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Wade and Marg Kislanko and their son Donald; her daughter and son-in-law Sandy and Bryan Pierpoint, all of Calgary. She is also survived by three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Bob and Bonnie Stevenson of Paddockwood SK; Chet and Annette Stevenson of Moose Jaw, SK; Lorne Stevenson of Limoges, ON; a sister and brother-in-law Pat and Gerald Nagy, of Prince Albert, SK; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Grace was predeceased by her husband Don on November 13, 1997; her sister Hazel Rundquist; and her brother Bernie Stevenson. She will also be missed by all the members of Don’s family and many friends
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Thursday, July 20, 2006, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Friday, July 21, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of the Accessible Housing Society 103, 2003 – 14th St. NW, Calgary, Alberta T2M 3N4 Phone: (403) 282-1872 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or to the AgapÚ Hospice, 1302 – 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Telephone: (403) 282-6588. Many thanks to all the staff at the AgapÚ Hospice.
In living memory of Grace Kislanko, 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