Isabella Milliken of Calgary passed away on Friday, January 13, 2006 at the age of 100 years.
Isabella grew up in the school for the deaf and blind in Lisburn Road, Belfast, Ireland where she also met and married her husband Walter. It was here that Isabella devoted her life to helping the deaf throughout her life. She joined her family in Canada in 1982 and will be remembered as a devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend who especially loved children. Isabella celebrated her one hundredth birthday in February of 2005.
Isabella is survived by her children and their spouses, Edmund and Eleanor Milliken, Samuel and Jean Milliken, Jean and Samuel Thompson, Edwin Milliken, and Isobel Milliken, all of Calgary; and Norman and Arleen Milliken of Edmonton; her seventeen grandchildren, twenty-seven great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren; for whom she had a tenacious love. As well as numerous other relatives in Ireland, England and Canada. She was predeceased by her husband Walter in 1976, her daughter Emily in 1984 and son Harry in 2000.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Monday, January 16, 2006 at 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Wednesday, January 18, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Children’s Hospital, #300, 1021 – 10th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2R 0B7 Telephone: (403) 209-6134, or directly to the
Sunnyhill Wellness Centre, 200, 1402 – 8th Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB, T2N 1B9, Telephone: (403)284-6425. Isabella enjoyed her last six years at the Sunnyhill Wellness Centre, and the family will be forever grateful for their care and compassion.
In living memory of Isabella Milliken a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 Bannister Road S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences