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SOMERS, Clarice Wyonne (nee Starie)

November 14, 1937 – Ryley, AB
October 31, 2013 – Calgary, AB

Wyonne Somers passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at the age of 75years.

Wyonne was born November 14, 1937 in Ryley, AB to Joe and Clara Starie. She married Kenneth Gordon Somers on October 26, 1956 and they were married for over 50 years. They moved to Calgary and started their family of one girl and two boys. Wyonne was a dedicated wife, an exceptional mother and a very loving Nana. She loved her family and four granddaughters and was especially committed to raising her special needs son, Barry, who she supported in the Special Olympics. She was always active and athletic; she played fastball, skated, played ladies hockey and was an avid bowler for over 40 years. She supported all of her children and grandchildren in various sporting activities throughout every season and many different sports. Wyonne was also very active in her local community of Fairview where she was involved in fund raising through bingos, concessions and ladies groups. She loved bingo and was a familiar face at halls. She was a fun loving and social person who loved to help others. Wyonne lived life always focusing on the positives.

She is survived by her daughter Terry Somers-Barnes and her husband Cliff Barnes, sons; Barry Somers and Dean Somers and daughter-in-law Debbie Somers, four grandchildren; Carmen (Steve) Pester, Breanne (Jay) Sinclair, Leah (Sean) Lavers and Samantha ‘Sami’ Somers. She is also survived by her sisters; Myrna Berggren and Sharon (Garry) Roose. Wyonne was predeceased by her husband Ken Somers in December of 2009.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Wyonne Somers, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. We are sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing, please accept of heart felt sympathies and know we are thinking of you and your families at this difficult time.

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  2. Louise Donchi :

    I am so sorry to hear of your Mother passing. I am a friend of your Mothers from our bowling years. Please accept my deepest sympathies to you and your family

    Louise Donchi

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  3. Joe & Linda Fisher :

    Our family is sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother. Wyonne was a very special person,. My mom Audrey McLean and your mom had a special friendship as well as our families over the years.
    Please accept our deepest sympathies.

    Linda Fisher (McLean)

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  4. Susan Kandalaft :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this very sad time. May your happy memories of your parents comfort you.

    The Kandalaft Family

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  5. Marilyn Plante (nee McLean) :

    We were so sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. Your mom was a great neighbor and friend to our mom, I will always remember her contagious laugh. On behalf of the McLean Family please accept our deepest sympathies to your entire family.

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  6. Linda and Kathleen :

    To Terry, Cliff and Families,

    We were so sorry to hear about your Mom. We always remember the fun times we shared with you and your Mom.

    Truly,
    Linda and Kathleen

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  7. Art and Beth Kaleta :

    We are sorry to hear of Wyonnes passing . We have many happy memories of Xmas dinners and family get togethers . Our hearts are with you all . Xoxo

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  8. Don & Marge Dorosz :

    To the Somers Family.
    We were saddened to hear of Nonie’s passing.
    Our thoughts will be forever filled with her laughter in good times and bad. She was always so positive. Now she is with her Angels, we are sure she will keep them laughing too.
    Our hearts are with you at this time.
    Don & Marge Dorosz

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  9. Madonna & Michel Roux :

    Dean,
    We are deeply sorry to hear about the death of your mom. No matter how prepared we think we are, we can’t be spared of the deep sorrow at the end. It is a relief knowing that she is no longer plagued with pain and suffering of the body and she is finally at rest peacefully. We hope that the sorrow you feel in your heart can be lighten by the love surrounding you.
    Michel & Madonna

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  10. Bernice & Ernie Edwards :

    We have many happy memories of social times with your Mother & Dad. Mother always so fun and positive.
    Our thoughts are with all of the family

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  11. Bernice & Ernie Edwards :

    We have many happy memories of social times with your Mother and Dad. Mother always so fun & positive.
    Our thoughts are with all the family at this time

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  12. Anthony & Sita Pietrzyk :

    I will forever remember the kind and thoughtful lady Wyonne always was and it was so great working with her at Sherwood School. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family. We will treasure her memory in good times and bad. The Pietrzyk Family

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