Maria Jane Middleton (nee Yeoman) passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 31, 2008 at Forest Grove Care Center. Maria was born on December 1, 1919 in LaRaviere, Manitoba and in her childhood lived in several locations in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. In 1942, she moved to Flin Flon, Manitoba where she met and married her beloved husband, William Charles (Bill) Middleton, who passed away in 1998. In 1965, Maria and Bill moved to Calgary, retired to Stavely, AB in 1977, and in 2002, Maria moved back to Calgary.
She will be lovingly remembered by her three children: Leonard (Sandy) Middleton, Tom (Pat) Middleton, and Myrna (Dave) Coghill; grandchildren: Jim Middleton, Lara (Mike) Brandrick, Dawn (Jason) Sudom, Shelley (Curtis) Wright, Scott Coghill, and Kelly (Nathalie) Coghill; great-grandchildren: Katie Middleton, Shae-Lynn, Caleb and Halle Brandrick, Quintin and Julius Sudom, William and Pauline Wright, and Mattea and Kailer Coghill. She will be missed by her siblings Frank (Eleanor) Yeoman, Clara Bennetts, Vivian Stotyn, and sister-in-law Ivy Yeoman. Maria was predeceased by her parents Eveline and John D. Yeoman, brothers Tom and Dave Yeoman, sister-in-law Hazel Yeoman, and brothers-in-law Jack Bennetts and Martin Stotyn.
A Memorial Service will be held at Robert McClure United Church (5510 – 26th Avenue N.E.) on Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #204, 2323 ? 32nd Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 6Z3 Telephone: (403) 266-0620, ext. 112, www.diabetes.ca.
Arrangements in care of McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E. Telephone: (403) 248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences