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QUANTZ – Esther (née Gliege)

February 23, 1938 – June 27, 2010

Esther Quantz (née Gliege) went to be with her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Sunday, June 27, 2010 at the age of 72 years.

Esther was born February 23, 1938 in Peoria, Alberta, as the 5th of seven children. She attended Peace River Bible Institute (high school) and then Prairie Bible Institute, graduating in 1962. In 1966 she served near a four year term with Sudan Interior Mission in Switzerland and West Africa. In 1969 she returned to Canada due to an illness in the family. That same year she enrolled at the University of Calgary for a degree in education, during which time she met and married her husband Doug. She taught in several Alberta schools for 15 years until 1987. In 1990 she and her husband started a small oil company, Concerto Resources in which she was a partner until her passing.

Esther is survived by her loving husband Doug; two sons and daughter-in-law, David, and Steven and Kendall; two sisters, Elsie Gliege and Amanda Isaac and her husband Bill; one brother, Arnold Gliege and his wife Shirley; two brothers-in-law, Glen Quantz and his wife Susan, Don Quantz and his wife Brenda.

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Sunday, July 4, 2010 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

A Memorial Service will be held at Centre Street Church (3900 – 2nd Street N.E.) on Monday, July 5, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. A Private Family Graveside will be held at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be forwarded through A special thanks to the doctors and nurses on Unit 94 at the Foothills Hospital for all the care and support she received.

In living memory of Esther Quantz, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. Al and Cathie Hall :

    Doug, David, Steven: We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Esther will be remembered in our hearts as a marvellous woman of God who dearly loved her family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers at this time.

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  2. Harold and Mary Bradley :

    We would like to convey our sincere sympathy on the passing of Esther. May the “God of all comfort” minister to you at this very difficult time.

    We appreciated the conversations we had with her from time to time at church.

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  3. Helen & Cliff :

    We were so sorry to hear about Esther when we returned from our cruise. May you find peace & comfort in the Lord. Dwell on the good times and Gods’ love

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