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.Print This Obituary & Condolences