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August 25, 1921 – February 27, 2013

Gyda Nielsen passed away peacefully with family by her side at the age of 91 years.

Gyda is survived by her daughter Susanne Meyer; her son Henrik (Ebbe) Scharff – Nielsen; grandson Chris (Laura) Meyer and granddaughter Jenn (Shane) Soum; and great grandchildren Alyson, Brianna, Josh and Samantha.

Gyda was predeceased by her loving husband of 63 years, Ib Nielsen on February 10, 2010.

A Private Family Graveside Service will take place on Tuesday, March 5, 2013. A Celebration of Life Service will be held in early May with information to follow; to allow Gyda’s family and friends from other countries to attend. Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Gyda Nielsen, 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.

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  1. Lorne & Peggy Clarke :

    Our thoughts are with you all. We are out of town but our family had notified us as they had read the obituary. We will talk to you when we return. Our love. Lorne & Peggy

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