Shirley Rathgeber, beloved wife of Bob Rathgeber passed away in Calgary on Sunday, January 9, 2005 at the age of 54 years.
Shirley was born in Yorkton, SK, daughter of Helen and the late Glen McKinnon. Shirley enjoyed little children and was a real lover of animals. She was a lady of many talents painting, sewing and quilting, to name a few. She had been a ball player and curler. Her genuine manner and friendly wave will remain in our hearts forever.
Shirley is survived by her husband Bob; son Kent; a daughter and son-in-law Tammy and Garry Thiessen and their child Cassidy; her mother Helen; brothers and sisters-in-law, Allan and Carleen, and Donald and Linda; a sister Judy; and many nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Shirley’s Life will be held at the Sparwood Baptist Church Sparwood, BC on Friday, January 14, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, in Shirley’s Memory, 215 – 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2 Telephone: (403) 205-3966.
In living memory of Shirley Rathgeber, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences