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LEE – Reta Fern (nee Garton)

March 13, 1912 – August 2, 2010

Reta Lee (nee Garton) of Calgary passed away peacefully on Monday, August 2, 2010 at the age of 98 years.

Reta was married to Ivan Lee for sixty-nine years until his death in 2002.

Reta will be missed by her four daughters and three sons-in-law, Enid (Neil) Arnell, Joan (Roger) Huot, Laura Webb (Warren Barritt), and Donna McKay, all of Calgary. Reta will also be missed by her eleven grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; brother-in-law Henry Lee and his wife Pauline; and Reta’s sister-in-law Murene Garton, all of Lloydminster, AB. Reta is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Reta was predeceased by her husband Ivan in 2002; her son-in-law Bill McKay in 2009; and her infant grandson Robin Matthew Webb in 1976.

Funeral Services will be held at St. Barnabas’ Anglican Church (1407 – 7th Avenue N.W.) on Saturday, August 7, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Reta Lee, 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. Linda Garside` :

    May your hearts be blessed knowing that Reta is now at peace. She lived a long and amazing life. I am really glad that I got to meet her. Linda Garside

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  2. Ina Willoughby (Westwood) :

    Deepest sympathy to the family of Rita on her passing. I have fond memories both of attending Golden Valley School and socializing as neighbours in the Golden Valley District. My thoughts are with her daughters.

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