July 2, 1932 – June 16, 2012
Renate Soellner passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at the age of 79. She spent the last few days of her life in the care of the wonderful staff at the Sarcee Hospice.
Renate and Hans immigrated to Canada in 1957. Renate had many passions, among which she loved to travel and made frequent trips back to Germany to visit family and friends. She also loved spending time cooking for her family. She loved birds and nature and enjoyed going for walks at Fishcreek Park.
Renate will be sadly missed by her adoring husband of fifty-seven years, Hans; and her son Dieter (Kristine). She is also survived by her siblings, Gerta (Kurt) of Calgary, Gunther (Margit), Siegfried (Mitzi), Dieter (Hanne) of Germany, and Horst (Julie) of Calgary.
A Celebration of Renate’s life will be held at the family’s home on Friday, June 29, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222, www.albertacancer.ca/memorial or directly to The Calgary Humane Society, 4455 – 110th Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 2T7, Telephone: (403)205-4455, www.calgaryhumane.ca. Thank you to the palliative care nurses for their outstanding care at home.
In living memory of Renate Soellner, 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