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OWEN – Iris May (nee Pepper)

January 4, 1916 – October 21, 2009

Iris Owen passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at the age of 93 years.

Iris and her husband George, immigrated to Canada from England in 1970 where they lived in Toronto and later Calgary. She will be remembered for her charitable work in both countries. Iris was active in the United Church and as a Rebekka. She was a loving mother who will be deeply missed. Over the last two years she was well taken care of by the wonderful staff of the Beverly Centre.

Iris is survived by her son Robin; daughter-in-law Sara; and grandchildren, Matthew and Christopher; as well as her brother Dennis; and sister Angela.

A private service will be held at a later date. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

Arrangements in care of McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. TELEPHONE: (403) 256-9575.

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  1. Ina & Neil Thurber :

    We will miss Iris very much. Iris and George were very good friends. Iris and George both enjoyed Alberta and Calgary and were faithfull members of the Odd Fellows and Rebekah lodges. Their charitable work will be well remembered. May Iris rest in peace. Her pain is over.
    Our sympathies to Robin and his family.

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  2. I will always remember Iris and I will miss her with all my heart.

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  3. Deepest sympathy to Robin & family. She will be missed.

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  4. Shirley Duckett :

    Robin & family
    My thoughts & prayers are with you. Iris was a good friend and will be missed. I regret that my health didn’t allow me to spend time with Iris in the last few years but she was never far from my thoughts. May you take comfort in your wonderful memories of Iris.

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  5. Margaret Hails on October 25th, 2009 11:04 am

    I shall miss Iris. She was the most gracious lady one could ever meet
    Both She and George were good friends to me and I shall always remember her
    kindness andsense of humor. We often
    reminisced about England. She was a good
    Rebekah and our Lodge sisters will miss her.
    A life well lived. Margaret.I send my deepest sympathies to you Robin.

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  6. What a way to find out my favourite aunt has passed away (on the internet)I remember you fondly and will do always.

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