September 8, 1927 – September 4, 2009
Tillie Klarenbach of Calgary, passed away after a brief illness on September 4, 2009 at the age of 81 years.
Tillie was born September 8, 1927 and immigrated to Saskatchewan at the age of 2 years. She grew up near the Great Sand Hills and the South Saskatchewan River. After moving to Calgary and attending business school with her good friend Dorothy Gilbert, she met and married Oscar Klarenbach. Tillie was an active member of Parkdale United Church, Parkdale Community Association and the Nifty Fifties Club. She loved her garden, craftwork with Doris Collins, bridge club and animals of every description. We especially remember her love of life, caring nature, keen wit, positive attitude and dedication to her family and friends.
Tillie is survived by her loving son Dale; daughter and son-in-law, Denise and Bill Andrew; sister Lydia Eberle; brother Bill (Charlene) Krien as well as her beloved nieces, nephews and numerous friends.
She was predeceased by her husband Oscar; brothers Fred and Robert Krien; parents Eva and John Krien.
Funeral Services will be held at Parkdale United Church (2919 – 8th Avenue N.W.) on Thursday, September 10, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Parkdale United Church Building Fund (2919 – 8th Avenue N.W.)
In living memory of Tillie Klarenbach, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences