Matilda Anna Elizabeth (Tillie) Lenius (nee Coppicus), beloved wife of the late Matthew Lenius of Calgary and formerly of Milden, SK, passed away on Tuesday, April 29, 2008 at the age of 84 years.
Tillie was born on December 6, 1923 in Windthorst, SK. She and Matthew moved to Milden after the birth of their second child. They lived in Milden until 1995 when she moved to Alberta where they have resided ever since, with the past five years of Tillie’s life being at the Father Lacombe Care Centre.
Matilda is survived by her children, Frances Traff, Annette Sinden, Don Lenius, Ron and Heather Lenius, Con Lenius, Dennis and Gloria Lenius, and Eileen and Bill Anderson; fifteen grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings, Theresa Kearns, Helen Plein, Martha Hassler, Fred (Eileen) Coppicus, Gerry (Sylvia) Coppicus; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Matthew; parents; brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; a daughter-in-law; and a granddaughter.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB) on Friday, May 2, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Pius Catholic Church (Windthorst, SK) on Monday, May 5, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at St. Pius Catholic Cemetery, Windthorst, SK. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the St. Pius Cemetery Fund, Windthorst SK S0G 5G0 or to the Father Lacombe Care Centre Redevelopment, 332 – 146 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2X 2A3.
In living memory of Matilda Lenius, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY, AB T2X 3J3 Telephone: 1-800-661-1599.Print This Obituary & Condolences