Doreen Kroening, beloved wife of Clifford, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 4, 2009 after a brief illness.
Doreen will be dearly missed by her three daughters, Susan (Alan), Carole (Jim), Christine (James); grandchildren, Emily, Rachel, Eamon and Teagan; step-grandchildren, Jonah, ErinKate, Shaunne, Glenne, and Carianne; sister Eleanor (Rod); brother Don (Fay); her Aunt Gene and Uncle Sandy; sister-in-law Grace; brother-in-law Barry (Janice) and their families. She will also be missed by many friends.
Doreen was born in Tofield on July 17, 1938. She moved with her family to Violet Grove in 1942. Doreen went to Edmonton in 1951 to complete her education, and it was there that she met and married Cliff in 1958. They moved to Calgary in 1960 and have lived here since that time.
A life long learner Doreen studied alternative health, chemistry, finance, and was an accomplished seamstress. Doreen placed great importance on home and family along with her board work and will be remembered for the time she devoted to others, and for her generous hospitality and gracious entertaining. With her family and many friends she shared interests in golf, bridge and travel.
Funeral Services will be held at Grace Lutheran Church (3610 Sarcee Road S.W.) on Thursday, March 12, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433.
In living memory of Doreen Kroening, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences