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LINDSTROM, Rita (nee Bouvier)

August 8, 1930 – December 8, 2012
“God has called another angel home”

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Rita Lindstrom on Saturday, December 8, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Rita was born in San Clara, MB to Jean Baptiste and Irene Bouvier, the second of ten children. She moved to Calgary in 1955 where she resided until her passing. She is survived by her four children, Brian, Sharon (Wayne Robinson), Dale (Sheila) and Michelle (Tony) Doucette all of Calgary; seven grandchildren, Christina, Quinn, Amanda, Samantha, Eric, Emily and Rhys; and five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters, Eva Durston of Dauphin, MB, Germaine (Ralph) Gibson of Calgary and two brothers Oscar (Aileen) Bouvier of Calgary and Richard (Shirley) Bouvier of Whitemouth, MB. She was predeceased by her parents and five brothers.

Rita enjoyed spending time with her family, reading, gardening and she was a devoted Calgary Stampeders fan.

The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to Dr. Nancy Maguire, as well as the staff at the Agapé Hospice for the wonderful care she received in her final weeks.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Catholic Church (corner of 4th Street and Northmount Drive N.W.) on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 10:30 am. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Road N.E. Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email

In living memory of Rita Lindstrom, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  1. Colleen Bouvier :

    Brian, Michelle, Dale and Sharon:
    Our deepest sympathy to you all. Auntie Rita is in a better place now and she is free of the pain and suffering she endured for so long. You all have a new guardian angel watching over you!
    Hugs – Aileen, Oscar, Colleen and Kerry

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  2. Debby McGregor ( Gallaher) :

    I have nothing but great memories of your mom, growing up with all of you! Debby

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