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KUEMPER, Charlotte Clara

1930 – Muenster, SK
2013 – Calgary, AB

Charlotte passed away peacefully with family by her side on November 24, 2013 at the age of 83 years. She was predeceased by her loving husband Joseph of 59 years.

Born in Muenster Saskatchewan, March 19, 1930, Joe and Charlotte married August 8, 1950 and moved to Calgary in 1960. Charlotte was an accomplished seamstress and many within her family and circle of friends benefited from her skills. She was given lifetime membership in CWL and was also a leader with the Girl Guides. Charlotte loved spending time with family and friends; whenever time permitted she enjoyed gardening, camping and bingo.

Charlotte is survived by her children, Jim & Michele and Yvonne of Calgary, and Marianne & Randy Coulson of Houston, Texas; grandchildren Mandy (Darren), Melissa (Trevor), Ryan (Alyson), Jason (Julia) and Kim; and great granddaughters Breanna, Kaitlyn and Sloan; special niece Linda (Larry) Angeli and her family, Joel (Shirley), Jamie (Kyle), Jesse (Brendi), Summer and Destiny.

She is survived by her brother, John Kleefeld; brother in laws, Ernie(Dot), Benno (Irene), Ed (Del), Fred (Loretta); sister in laws, Leona, Shirley, Marie, Dolores, Eleanor (Garvin), Theresa and Paula; and many nieces and nephews.

Charlotte was predeceased by her brothers, Joseph (Elizabeth), Frank, Alfred, August (Bernice); sisters, Elizabeth (Louis), Johanna (Hans), Josepha (Joseph), Paula (Ben), Mary (John); in-laws, Doreen, Ray, Gilbert (Betty), Art, Ron and Marcel; and many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (400 Edmonton Trail N.E.) on Friday, November 29, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Arthritis Society, #200, 1301 – 8 Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2R 1B7 Telephone: (403) 228-2571 or 1 (800) 321-1433.

In living memory of Charlotte Kuemper, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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  1. Gloria (Kuemper) & Ernie Kuehne :

    Condolences to the family on the passing of their mother and grandmother, Charlotte.

    We will remember her and you in our prayers.

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  2. Jim, Michele, Yvonne, and Marrianne – we are saddened to hear of your Mom’s passing and have great memories of the days when you lived in Marlborough next to Uncle Tom and Aunt Mary – your Mom always welcomed us in, we shared many a coffee there. She was an awesome lady and a part of her will live on in each of you. Thinking of you.

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  3. Our sympathies to your family. Joe and Charlotte were great neighbor’s in Marlborough. She will be missed.

    Trenna Jensen and family

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  4. My thoughts and prayers go out to Yvonne, Jim,Michele,Marianne and their families during this time of your loss. Thinking of you, Janet Smart (nee Marshall)

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  5. Ursula (Kleefeld) and Wolfgang :

    Our deepest condolences to you all.
    Good times we had with Charlotte and Joe..
    Charlotte was so special!
    With an huge heart and lots of joy to give away to us all.
    She will still be with us in our thoughts and hearts!
    And she will be missed…thinking of you all…

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  6. Janice (Willenborg) & Bill Schroeder :

    Jim & Michelle, Yvonne, Marianne & Randy & families
    We are so saddened to hear about Aunt Charlotte passing. I have such fond memories of our families spending so much time together in the summer and our visits to Calgary & Calaway Park. She will be missed.
    Thinking about you and love to you all.

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  7. Josef und Hildegard Kleefeld :

    Heartfelt condolences to the death of your dear mother wish you Josef and Hildegard with our son Carsten. We like to think back to the visit to Canada in August 2002.

    Herzliches Beileid zum Tode Eurer lieben Mutter wünschen Euch Josef und Hildegard mit unserem Sohn Carsten. Wir denken gerne zurück an den Besuch in Kanada im August 2002.

    Yours sincerely,
    Ellerbrock, Germany

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