July 26, 1921 – January 31, 2011
Margaret “Peggy” Rowden of Calgary, passed away on Monday, January 31, 2011 at the age of 89 years.
Peggy was born in Arbroath, Scotland, was raised in Wales and worked in London, England as a children’s nurse. In 1943 she married Harold Rowden, and immigrated to Canada in 1945 as a war bride.
Gardening, knitting, crafts, sewing, cards and keeping the birds well-fed were just a few of Peggy’s passions.
Peggy is survived by four children, Michael (Donna) Rowden, Dorothy (Red) May, Allan (Maureen) Rowden and Julie (Ron) Tufts; ten grandchildren, Michael (Vickie) Rowden, Mark (Sherry) Rowden, Jennifer (Vince) Wong, Jason (Mami) May, Adam May, Nicole (Steve) Folwell, Travis (Natasha) Rowden, Callahan Tufts, Brittany Tufts and Hailey Tufts. Nana is also lovingly remembered by thirteen great-grandchildren; and by sister-in-law Muriel Haines. She was predeceased by her loving husband Harold in 1976.
A Gathering will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Friday, February 4, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 6007 – 1A Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 0G5 Telephone: (403) 255-6108, www.kidney.ca.
In living memory of Peggy Rowden, 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