August 3, 1959 – January 6, 2011
Kathy McRae, beloved wife of Richard (Rick) of Calgary, passed away on Thursday, January 6, 2011 at the age of 51 years after courageously battling cancer.
Born on August 03, 1959 in Calgary, AB, she grew up to be an amazing daughter, wife, mother, role model and friend. At a young age Kathy began working at Canada Dry and spent 30 years working in the soft drink industry. She and Rick were married on December 1, 1979. Kathy enjoyed family vacations, camping, baseball, and her new home southwest of Rolling Hills where she found her new love, GOLF. Her biggest passion was being actively involved in her childrens’ lives and most recently her beautiful granddaughter Addison. She could usually be found on the golf course with loved ones or sitting beside the camp fire laughing with friends.
Besides her loving husband Rick, Kathy is survived by her two children, Jamie (Lisa) McRae of Bonnyville, Alberta and Katy (Joseph) Clevenger along with grand daughter Addison of Derwent, Alberta. She is also survived by her parents, Lionel and Patricia MacKinnon; Brothers Joe (Susan) MacKinnon, Jim (Milly) MacKinnon; Sisters Kelly (Kevin) Stellar, Karen (Steve) Cramm; Sister-in-law Lorre (Kim) Davidson; Mother-in-law Peggy McRae and numerous other aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Kathy was predeceased by here father-in-law Mervyn McRae.
A celebration of life will be held at Rollings Hills Community Hall (3rd St. & Hwy 875 Rolling Hills, Alberta) on Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. It was Kathy’s wish that if friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Hospice Calgary, 1245 – 70th Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 2X8, Telephone: (403) 263-4525, www.hospicecalgary.com. Thank you to the doctors and staff at the Rosedale Hospice and Unit 47 of the Tom Baker Cancer Centre at the Foothills Hospital.
In living memory of Kathy McRae, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences