June 20, 1935 – Edmonton, AB
June 20, 2013 – Calgary, AB
Aged 78 of Calgary, Alberta, passed away in her sleep on June 20th, 2013 at the Agape Hospice in Calgary, Alberta. Shirley was born in Edmonton, Alberta on June 20th, 1935 and resided in White Rock Vancouver for many years before moving to Calgary. An amazing mother and successful business woman, Shirley first worked as a telephone operator in her teens, was an original house renovator/flipper and a small business owner, owning a gift shop in the Port O’Call Hotel in Calgary. She was predeceased by her husband and life partner, Helmut and is survived by her 2 children, Cynthia, Michael and his wife Susan (Jones); grandchildren, Kati Rothe; Dylan Rothe; Kristen Rothe; Christopher Rothe; Shane Rothe; Morgan Rothe; and Dakota Morton; three great-grandchildren, Jagger, Cymoril and Hannah; her sister Lorraine; and half-sister Genevieve.
A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. “Love you Always …” Condolences may be forwarded 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 Shirley Rothe, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences