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McILHAGGA – John Owens “Jack”

September 5, 1928 – June 9, 2011

Jack McIlhagga, beloved husband of Myrna McIlhagga of Calgary, went to be with his Lord and Saviour, on Thursday, June 9, 2011 at the age of 82 years.

Jack was born in Elnora, AB and raised in Calgary. He had worked with Midwest Surveys and retired from Dicksons Food Services. He spent many years volunteering at the Mustard Seed and enjoyed gardening, and was an avid sports fan.

Jack is survived by his loving wife Myrna; two daughters, Jodi McIlhagga and Jill (Troy) Hickling; three grandchildren, Danika, Tessa and Benjamin. Jack is also survived by Myrna’s family, numerous nieces and nephews as well as his adopted family, the Doerksens.

He was predeceased by his parents Catherine and Joseph, two brothers Ross and Allan.

Funeral Services will be held at the Beddington Pentecostal Church (16 Bermuda Drive N.W.) on Monday, June 13, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Mustard Seed Street Ministry, 102 – 11 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 0X5 Telephone: (403) 269-1319, www.theseed.ca, or the Missions Fund c/o Beddington Pentecostal Church, 16 Bermuda Drive N.W., Calgary, AB  T3K 1H7, Telephone: (403) 275-7133

In living memory of Jack McIlhagga, 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. Phoebe Edmond :

    I am very sorry for your loss. Death is our worst enemy. May you find comfort and hope in the words of Revelation 21:4 when “death will be no more, nor mourning, nor pain be anymore…”

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  2. Grant & Helga Richards :

    Myrna and Family

    Helga and I extend our sincere thoughts and sympathy to you in your loss.

    We have many fond memories from our years as neighbors on Cornell Road.

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  3. Karen Bachorcik :

    Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time of sorrow.
    Karen and Dennis

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  4. Carl and Sharon Lehner :

    Myrna & Family,

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that our thoughts are with you at this time.

    Thinking of you,
    Carl & Sharon

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  5. Lillian Gelowitz :

    Myrna

    With my deepest sympathy on the loss of your husband. Due to previous commitments, I couldn’t come to the funeral, but my thoughts were with you. It’s been ages since I saw you, but I think of you everytime I drive past Cambrian apts!!

    With warm regards
    Lillian Gelowitz(Lil)
    403-282-2087

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  6. Carol Kilgour :

    Myrna & family,

    Sorry to hear of your loss. May your wonderful memories help you through this difficult time. Our thoughts are with you.

    Carol & Bob Kilgour

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