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SONDERGAARD – Elin Marie (nee Jacobsen)

November 29, 1926 – May 17, 2011

Elin Sondergaard of Calgary passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at the age of 84 years.

Elin was a wonderful, caring person who will be dearly missed by her loving children, Ben (Kathy) Sondergaard, Lil (Grant) Fiest, Brian (Janey) Sondergaard; her grandchildren, Josh (Shannon), Cami (Lockey), Kirsten (Matt), Eric, and Rachel; her great-granddaughter, Rebekah. Elin will also be lovingly remembered by her sister, Bertha of Denmark; sisters-in-law, Grethe of Edmonton, and Esther of Denmark as well as her many nieces and nephews. Elin was predeceased by her husband, Svend Sondergaard, her youngest son, Steven, and her brother, Paul.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Friday, May 20, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, Our heartfelt thanks to Dr. Palencia and the staff of Unit 47 and Unit 71 at the Rockyview General Hospital and Dr. Wong and the staff at Carewest-Sarcee for their attentive care of Mom.

In living memory of Elin Sondergaard, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200.

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  1. richard donnithorne :

    We send our sincere sympathy to you and all your family on the loss of your mother, Elin. Love to you.
    Richard and Sonia.

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  2. Daryl and Deborah Jans :

    Dear Lil, Grant & Kirsten

    So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing, You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Love Daryl & Deb

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  3. Wendy Cairns :

    So sorry to see that your Mom passed. You have both been on my mind of late. Hope all is going well.
    Know that you are in my prayers .

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