Mildred Anna Bell Kortmeyer, of Black Diamond, passed away on Thursday, September 20, 2007 at the age of 101 years.
Mildred was born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA on May 23, 1906. In 1917 her family moved to Canada and settled in Cluny, Alberta. In 1929 she married Fred Kortmeyer and lived in Black Diamond until 1958 when they retired to Sidney, British Columbia. After Fred’s passing in 1980 Mildred returned to Black Diamond to be close to her brother and sister. Mildred lived at the High Country Lodge from 1980-2001 and then moved to a long term care home in Claresholm and nine months later returned to Black Diamond Long Term Care. Mildred enjoyed spending time with the Valley Neighbours Club and at the Griffith Memorial Centre. She was an active member of the United Church and loved to play card, especially bridge. Mildred is survived by her sister Edith Des Jardin of Brampton, Ontario and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Fred; four brother and two sisters.
Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Rising Sun Long Term Care Centre c/o Oilfield General Hospital 717 Government Rd Black Diamond AB, T0L 0H0 telephone: 403-933-2222
In living memory of Mildred Kortmeyer, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences