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RACH, Ane Sofie

April 12, 1915 – Jutland, Denmark
July 5, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta

It is with great sadness that we the family announce the passing of our beloved mom, grandma, great-grandma and great-great-grandma, Ane Rach. She passed away peacefully at her home in Scenic Acres in Calgary, AB on July 5, 2014 at the age of 99 years.

Ane was born in Denmark and came to Canada with her family in 1926. She went to school, worked hard and later married Edwin. They raised 2 boys, Gary and Dennis on a farm in Madden, AB. She was a very loving, hardworking woman who loved her family, friends, community and garden.

Ane is survived by her sons, Gary (Donna) and Dennis (Diane), her 6 grandchildren, Kim, Alisa (Brent), Jodi (Chad), Dan, Jason (Cassidy), and Matt (Jenny); her 11 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild. Ane was predeceased by her beloved husband Edwin, her parents, and her 2 brothers.

A Memorial Service for Ane will be held at Madden Community Centre on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to S.T.A.R.S. (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society), Box 570, 1441 Aviation Park N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 8M7 Telephone: (403) 295-1811, www.stars.ca.

In living memory of Ane Rach, 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. Wayne & Dolores :

    We really liked Ane, she always made us laugh.
    Sincere sympathy to the Rach families. We are thinking of you.

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  2. Ken and Arlene Guzda :

    Ane will always be remembered as a great neighbour and special friend. When we moved back into the community Ane and Edwin welcomed me like I had never left…..that was so special. In Ane’s garden she grew beets and carrots for my borscht soup, made the tastiest cream puffs, created those wonderful birthday cakes every year, for many years for Mom, Barbara and myself because we enjoyed them so much.
    I always enjoyed my visits with Ane, I especially loved her attitude and
    opinions even at 99!
    We were blessed to have known such a kind and thoughtful neighbour.
    Our condolences to Gary,Donna, Dennis,Diane and their families.
    Fondly, Arlene.

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  3. Jim and Danielle Pennacchietti :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of lose.
    Sincerely Jim, Danielle, and all of us at Riqueza

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  4. Cec and Betty Lynn :

    We would like to send our condolences to Gary, Dennis and families on the passing of your mom. Ane was such a friendly person and always took the time to stop and visit with us whenever we would run into each other. Our thoughts are with you all at this time.

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