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Rae (nee Lowe), Evelyn Elva

Evelyn Elva Rae of Calgary passed away on August 1, 2008 at the age of 88 years. Evelyn was born on November 14, 1919 in Langenburg, Saskatchewan and grew up in the Saltcoats district. Evelyn made the move to Calgary so that she could enjoy the Stampede and be near the mountains. She met and married James Rae a native Calgarian on December 7, 1949. Evelyn worked for Canada Post in both the Eatons and Bay stores until retiring to Sorrento, BC on the Shuswap Lake. Evelyn always enjoyed working in the garden, she especially loved to grow flowers. She was also actively involved in her community and sang with the OAPO Choir (Old Age Pension Organization) in Sorrento. Evelyn loved summertime visits from her children, most of all to be with her grandchildren. Evelyn is survived by her children, Ken (Judy), Gordon, Keith and Mavis (Derek Ross); grandchildren, Kin (T.K), Kyle and Jason, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband James. Memorial Services will be held at Grace Presbyterian Church (1009 – 15th Avenue S.W.) on Thursday, August 7, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Burnsland Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #204, 2323 – 32nd Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 6Z3 Telephone: (403) 266-0620, ext. 112, www.diabetes.ca.  In living memory of Evelyn Rae, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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