December 10, 1945 – January 4, 2011
It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Kathleen “Elaine” Roebuck on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at the age of 65.
She will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Barry, her daughters Aimee Akey Meyers and Robyn Streight (Shane), her father Clell (Mary), and her brother Harry (Betty), as well as her large extended family. Elaine was predeceased by her mother, Kathleen, and her step-daughter Carla Roebuck.
Elaine was a very accomplished pianist, was actively involved in the church choir and played the organ as well. She was also very interested in the arts and served as a volunteer for Theatre Calgary. Her other passion was reading, and she had a 20-year career with the Calgary Public Library.
Elaine touched many lives with her acts of generosity and kindness and her keen interest in others. She will be sadly missed by her many friends and colleagues.
Funeral Services will be held at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (703 Heritage Drive S.W.) on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, 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:1 (888) 412-4222. www.albertacancer.ca/memorial or to Foothills Country Hospice Society, PO Box 274, Okotoks, AB T1S 1A5 (403 995 4673) www.countryhospice.org. The family wishes to thank the staff of Foothills Country Hospice for their loving care and compassion.
In living memory of Elaine Roebuck, 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