Hilda Irene Russell passed away at the Bethany Care Center on Saturday, December 13, 2008, at the age of 91 years.
Hilda was a long time member of the Edmonton Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary and was a past president.
Hilda will be lovingly remembered by her son and daughter-in-law Wally and Mary Russell; two daughters and sons-in-law, Helen Herman and Jack Wildeman and Lorraine and Cam Taylor; ten grandchildren, Trevor, Craig, Tracy, Jolene, Jeffery, Jodie, Joshua, Travis, Calista and Isaac; twelve great-grandchildren; as well as extended family and friends.
Hilda was predeceased by her eldest daughter Miriam Bailey in July 2008, and her beloved husband of sixty-two years Allan "Scotty" Russell in 2001.
A Private Family Memorial Service will be held in the spring of 2009. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made in Hilda’s name directly to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, Suite 201, 222 – 58th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3, Telephone: (403)290-0110, www.alzheimercalgary.com.
In living memory of Hilda Russell, 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