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July 2, 1968 – Calgary, Alberta
August 19, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta

Brenda beloved daughter, sister and friend passed away on August 19, 2014 at the age of 46 years.

Brenda graduated from Bowness High School in 1987. She worked for 20 years at Canada Safeway as a Courtesy Clerk. Brenda’s greatest passions in life were her family and her dog “Shadow Puppy”. In her free time Brenda enjoyed reading many types of authors and going to Bingo with Mom. She also loved to play board games and preparing large meals for special family occasions and holidays. Growing up Brenda spent many summer holidays with family in Terrace, BC with her Aunt Corrie and Uncle Andy. Brenda enjoyed many family vacations travelling in the United States.

Brenda came into this world early and she has left us too early. She will be forever missed and always in our hearts.

Brenda is survived by her loving parents Ben and Marie Maaswinkel; her siblings Charlene Stacey, Diana Saunders, Nadine (Ralph) Veckenstedt, and Richard Maaswinkel; nieces and nephews Miranda, Christopher, Isaac, Pauline, Alexandria and Brooklyn.

A Private Family Service will be held at a later date. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Calgary Humane Society

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

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  1. Brenda touched all of our lives and she will be forever missed. she was a bright and charming young lady and she really loved her dog shadow!


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  2. Joyce Saunders :

    Brenda was a lovely young woman and will be missed by the Saunders Family.
    God speed and HE will be with you.
    Joyce Saunders and my Family

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  3. Bernard Hrapchak :

    Sending my family’s condolences to yours. Brenda will be missed by all that knew her. But she will live strong in everybody’s hearts.

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  4. Ben and family. So sorry to hear of Brenda’s passing. She will be missed by all. There are many memories of her through the years. Our sincere sympathy to all. Sincerely, Jean, Jerry and Twyla, Yvonne and Stacey

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