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KLATZEL – Delores Virginia

August 9, 1959 – June 4, 2010

Delores Virginia Klatzel of Calgary passed away on Friday, June 4, 2010 at the age of 50 years.

Born on August 9, 1959 to Virginia and Stephen Klatzel in Calgary; the third of three daughters. Attending schools in Calgary, she graduated from St. Francis High School in 1977. She studied aircraft maintenance technology at SAIT, graduating at the top of her class in 1982 and then worked for Canadian Airlines seven years. An enthusiastic hiker and cross country skier, she enjoyed her association with the Youth Hostel Hiking Group. She will be remembered by family and friends for her witty commentary on all current events.

Delores is survived by her sisters, Frances and Louise; her brother in law Phillip Mudry; their daughters, Katelyn, Jocelyn, and Stefanie, and relatives in the Klatzel and McHugh families. Delores will also be missed by friends, neighbours and dog walking companions. She was predeceased by her father Stephen in 1995 and mother Virginia in 2009.

The family would like to extend a special heart-felt thanks to the wonderful staff of Agape Hospice for their loving care of Delores during her nine month stay. Their unconditional compassion worked miracles. We would also like to thank the family and friends who visited and helped for so many months.

Following Delores’ wishes, there will no be no funeral service. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Agapé Hospice, 1302 – 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Telephone: (403) 282-6588. Please forward condolences through

In living memory of Delores Klatzel, 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.

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  1. Karen McBean :

    Louise, I was so very sorry to hear of the death of your sister. No matter how long and how great the suffering of our loved ones, it is still so difficult when the end comes. My thoughts and deepest sympathies are with you and your family at this sad time.


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  2. Seymour Mardinger :

    My Sincere condolence to the family of Delores. My heart goes out to all of you in the family.

    I had once worked with Delores at Canadian Airlines for the several years.


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  3. Michele (Rachert) Murphy :

    Hello Francis and Louise and family,
    I am saddened to hear of the loss of your sister Dolores. Our sisters are our best friends and their loss is especially difficult. I know Dolores was very special to you but she will be in your memories and you can treasure that always.
    Your friend, Michele

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  4. Louise and Family,
    I was so sad to hear of your sister’s passing. May the strength of family and friends carry you through. I hope you will celebrate and cherish many memories of Delores.
    Your friend,

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