April 21, 1928 – August 1, 2011
Dorothy passed away on the evening of Monday August 1, 2011, at the Southwood Hospice at the age of 83 years.
Dorothy will be lovingly remembered by her children Billy (Cheryle) Rieger and Linda (Terry) Farr; grandchildren Darek (Jen) Rieger, Vaughan (Lindsay) Rieger, Shanna (Norm) Kruesel, Craig (Jen) Farr, Jeffrey Farr and Lisa Seebulack, eight great-grandchildren and her sister Eileen Lees. She was predeceased by her husband Gene Silverhorn in 2003, her son Mike in 2009, her sister Beverly in 2008, her brother Ralph in 1964 and her parents Mabel and Victor Johnson in 1980.
She enjoyed painting with water colors, was an avid reader, loved the outdoors and especially enjoyed spending time with family.
“Help us today to be thinking not of the darkness of death, but of the splendour of the life everlasting, forever in your presence and forever with you”
At mom’s request there will be no service. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation in support of lung cancer research, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222 www.albertacancer.ca/memorial. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Dorothy Rieger, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E. Telephone: (403) 248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences