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Shymka (nee Anderson), Shellie Ann

Shellie Ann Shymka beloved wife of James Shymka of Calgary passed away on Thursday, January 29, 2009 after a courageous struggle with cancer at the age of 43 years. Shellie was born on December 20, 1965 in Saskatoon, SK. In 1977 the Anderson family moved to Calgary, AB. After completing her Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Calgary Shellie pursued further studies to become a Chartered Accountant. On May 9, 1987, she married James Shymka. They lived and worked in Vancouver, BC for seven years and had their first son, Andrew in 1993. Moving to Calgary in 1994 and having three more children. Shellie was a devoted mother, she especially enjoyed family celebrations and vacations. Besides her loving husband, Jim, Shellie is survived by her children Andrew, Natalie, Alex and Will. She is also survived by her parents Jean and Syd Anderson; and her sister and brother-in-law Kim and Jeff Campbell. A Private Family Service has been held. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Breast Cancer Research, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433. In living memory of Shellie Shymka, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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  1. James, totally by chance, while on the internet, I came across the news of Shellie’s death. I am terribly sorry that his has happened. I can’t imagine how devastating this must be for you and the children. You are in our thoughts. Eve and John Lauder

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  2. James, totally by chance, while on the internet, I came across the news of Shellie’s passing. I am terribly sorry this has happened. I can’t imagine how devastating this must be for you and the children. You are in our thoughts. I thought I had sent this message, from France, on June 2nd, but it appears I typed it in the wrong space!

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