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RUSH, Ernest “Ernie” Lincoln

March 18, 1921 – October 13, 2011

Ernest “Ernie” Rush beloved husband of Elsie of Calgary, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, October 18, 2011 at the age of 90 years.

Ernie was born in Coalhurst, AB on March 18, 1921.

Besides his adoring wife of sixty-seven years, Elsie, Ernie is survived by four children, Theresa (Gary) Seibel, Larry (Shan) Rush, Ed (Wendy) Rush and Lyle (Ellen) Rush; sister Peggy Rohl; as well as by ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held at Bethany Care Centre (916 – 18A Street N.W.) on Friday, October 14, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Bethany Care Foundation, #1001 – 17th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 2E5 Telephone: (403) 210-4600, email: or to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, 15 Colonel Baker Place N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 4Z3 Telephone: (403) 261-7219. Ernie was a long time member of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) and has been living at Bethany Care Centre since 2006.

In living memory of Ernie Rush, 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.

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  1. Dearest Larry & Shan
    Our thoughts and Prayers are with you at this time

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