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Skuce, Bertha May

Bertha May Skuce of Calgary, formerly of Beiseker, passed away on Wednesday, July 6, 2005 at the age of 91 years.

Bertha was born in Pathlow, SK on June 3, 1914 and she married Allan Skuce on November 12, 1941 and they farmed in Dunrea, MB. In 1950 they moved to Beiseker where Allan was P & H Elevator Agent. In 1999 she moved to the Rockyview Lodge in Crossfield, AB then transferred to the Bow Crest Nursing Home in 2002 where she remained under the loving care of the staff until her passing. Bertha was a long-time member of the Rebecca Lodge and the United Church in Beiseker, AB.

Bertha is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Doug and Linda of Calgary and Greg Skuce and Sally Robinson of Whitehorse, YT; her grandchildren, Corwin and Tracy Skuce of Beiseker, AB, Corinne and Dave Fisher of Calgary and Lisa and Carlos Wlodarczyk of Long Beach, CA; great-grandchildren, Charlotte Fisher, Jaqueline Wlodarczyk and Spencer Wlodarczyk. She was predeceased by her husband Allan March 7, 1996; daughter Katherine January 12, 1988; three sisters, Elizabeth Brisbin, Margaret Serviss and Shirley Tait; and a brother Jim Tait.

Funeral Services will be held in the “Chapel” at Mountain View Funeral Home (17th Avenue S.E. & Garden Road) on Monday, July 11, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, #201, 222 – 58 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3 Telephone: (403) 290-0110.

In living memory of Bertha Skuce, a tree will be planted at Fletcher Park, Airdrie, AB by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.

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