January 10, 1935 – June 1, 2012
Lillian Munz passed away on Friday, June 1, 2012 at the age of 77 years.
Lillian was born in Edmonton and raised in Barons where her grandparents were pioneer farmers. Graduating from U of A in 1957 she began her teaching career at Branton Junior High in Calgary. For twenty-five years she taught language arts and art in several Calgary schools, (Colonel Irvine, Milton Williams, Van Horne Secondary, F.E. Osborne), for three years at H. A. Gray in Edmonton and for three very interesting years at a commercial college in Tanzania, East Africa on a CIDA contract. Since retirement in 1990, she was active in art organizations such as the Riverview Art Group and Chillax. She was a past member of the Federation of Canadian Artists. Lillian tutored English as a Second Language for fifteen years and also renovated several properties. She travelled widely to places such as Africa, Europe, Mexico, Cuba, Tonga, Australia and across Canada. She enjoyed gardening and doing her art work at her home in Brentwood which she bought in 2003.
Lillian is survived by her sister Martha (David) Gue, and their children, Lisa (Jean Francois Hamelin), Kevin (Christine), Brian (Theresa Vladicka), and Anita; nieces, Naomi, Hazel, Justine, and nephew, Thomas. Her brother Albert, an engineer, passed away in 1998; and her parents, Helmi in 1971 and Emery in 1999.
A Private Family Gathering will be held. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Lillian Munz, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences