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MACLENNAN, Olive Jean

April 25, 1933 – High River, Alberta
May 14, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Olive Jean MacLennan of Calgary, AB, passed away on Monday, May 14, 2018 at the age of 85 years.

Jean was born on April 25, 1933 in High River, AB and grew up on a farm in Brant, AB. She was an independent woman and expected the same for her girls. She enjoyed time with her family and friends during special occasions, playing cards, curling or golfing. She leaves us all with many great memories to cherish and hold dear to our hearts always.

Jean will be lovingly remembered by her daughters, Susan (Greg) Beswick, Paddy (Bryan) Cowan, Judy (Robin) Mitchell, Lisa (Karrie Sutherland) MacLennan; grandchildren, Travis (Jacquie), Thomas (Jamie), Lauren, Morgan, Zoe, and Maya; great-grandchildren, Brody, Luke and Casen; sister Sadie; extended family Phyl McDonald, Bert Wyman and Alma MacLennan as well as many nieces and nephews and close friends.

She was predeceased by her husband Clayton; parents, Mary and Donald McDonald; and brother, R.D McDonald.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow at the funeral home. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly Alberta Sarcee Hospice, 3504 Sarcee Rd SW, Calgary, AB T3E 2L3 Telephone: (403) 685-6460.
The family would like to give special thanks to the staff and nurses of the Sarcee Hospice for their kindness, compassion and great care given to Jean and her family.

In living memory of Jean MacLennan, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. Lindsay MacLennan :

    Will miss my Aunt Jean who brought the MacLennans together. Will never forget their trips home and how I enjoyed the time with my MacLennan relatives although try were few. Wish there could have been more.

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  2. Lindsay MacLennan :

    Love to all the family. Love Lindsay MacLennan

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  3. My sincere condolence and love to all. A wonderful lady.

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  4. linda margetak :

    Paddy, Bryan, Travis and Lauren – my heartfelt condolences to each of you as you gather to share memories of your mom and grandma of all that she brought to your life… take care
    Linda Margetak

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  5. Victor Zappa :

    Paddy, My condolences to your family on the passing of your mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Victor Zappa

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  6. Moris Cerisano :

    Paddy, my condolences to you and your family. I can only imagine that she was a wonderful lady as are you. I wish your family the strength and support through this hard time, and the joy of all the wonderful family memories you all created together.
    Moris cerisano

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  7. MARILYN HARTY :

    Thinking of all of you – Jean was a special sweet lady and will be missed so much
    love Marilyn & Todd

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  8. Melanie Knox :

    Thinking of you all. Moms are the most precious gift from god, I’m so sorry for your loss.

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  9. Sheryl Retzleff :

    Hi Paddy & family! Thinking of you and wishing you peace in your hearts at this sad time, Love ~Sheryl

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  10. Debbie Reid-Krahn :

    Paddy – My sincere condolences to you and your family during this time of great loss. I hope that you find peace and comfort in the many memories you have shared with your mother, let them fill your mind, warm your soul and help carry you through this difficult time. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

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  11. Kevin McGuigan :

    Today sorrow, tomorrow peace; forever remembered. Thoughts and prayers to you, your family, and friends.

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  12. Bharat Jagoowani :

    Sincere condolences to you and family, Paddy. May your mom RIP!

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  13. Tamara & Jennifer :

    Thinking of you and your family Paddy. Sending you big hugs and love. Tamara & Jennifer

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  14. Paddy and Family, Thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time.
    Vandell

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  15. Flo & Albert Banco :

    To the MacLennan family. Thinking of all of you at this time.

    Flo & Albert Banco

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  16. Daphne Feeney :

    So sorry to hear of your loss. I believe Jean was named after my Mother, Olive (Ollie McFadden)
    Condolences to the family. Sorry, I am unable to attend the Service.

    Daphne & Pat

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  17. Hi Judy & Family,

    So sorry to hear about your mom. I was just informed today, please give me a call.

    Love to all,
    Lennie H.

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