Jean Robinson beloved wife of Ben Robinson of Calgary passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at the age of 71.
Jean was born in Alsask, Saskatchewan on May 11, 1936 and passed away after a short battle with cancer at the Rockyview Hospital on December 12, 2007. Jean grew up in New Brigden, Alberta and attended the Calgary branch of the University of Alberta. Jean taught for the separate school board in Calgary for twenty seven years, retiring in 1993.
Jean is survived by her husband Ben, mother Olive Holmes, her sister Thelma (Alan), sister-in-law Lillian and brother Gerry; four children, Darrel Robinson (Denise), Donna Norby, Gordon Robinson (Shawnee), Kerri Butler (Gord) and five grandchildren; Carolynn, Curtis, Taylor, Shawn and Ty; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Jean was predeceased by her father Nels Holmes in 1977, son-in-law Dale Norby in 1991 and her brother Milton Holmes in 1999.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Monday, December 17, 2007 at 3:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In Lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433.
In living memory of Jean Robinson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences