It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother Agnes Miles on Friday January 6, 2006 at the age of 84 years.
Agnes was a very special person who was adored and loved by everyone she touched. She will be fondly remembered for her caring and generous manner. She enjoyed sewing and loved gardening, especially caring for the roses and sweet peas in her garden. Agnes was born on September 17, 1921 in High River Alberta. She completed her registered nursing certificate at the Holy Cross Hospital in Calgary. Soon after completion, she married William H. Pedersen. She dedicated her life to her family and raising her three children.
Agnes will be sadly missed by her two sons; daughter and son in law; Douglas Pedersen of Glasgow, Scotland; William Pedersen of Calgary; Gloria and Herb Willms of Vernon, B.C.; four grandchildren Todd of Scotland; Karri of Winnipeg; Michelle of Medicine Hat and Travis (Debbie) of Calgary; two great grandchildren; sister; Josephine Welch and her two children; George (Pat) and Maureen (Dennis) of Edmonton; cousins Mary and John Sutherland, Terry Dunlop and Monica Kuck all of Calgary, AB, Elsie Clews, Mick and Rhona Davis and George Kuck, all of England. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and her special companion Patches. Agnes was predeceased by William H. Pedersen, Harry Platt and Ray Miles who was her soul mate and love of her life.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Friday, January 13, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th St. N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca. or to the to the Calgary Humane Society (S.P.C.A.), 1323 – 36 Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 6T6 Telephone: (403) 250-7722 ext. 309. A special thank you to the staff of the Foothills Medical Centre for all of your kindness and support during this difficult time.
In living memory of Agnes Miles, a tree will be planted by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W., CALGARY. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences