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STACKHOUSE, Evelyn Gladys (nee Knutson)

August 30, 1916 – June16, 2012

Evelyn Gladys Stackhouse passed away peacefully at the Bethany Care Centre in Cochrane on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at the age of 95 years.

Ev was born and raised in rural Saskatchewan, where her parents farmed. In 1939 she moved to Regina where she met and married her husband, Keith, in 1942. In 1950 they moved to Calgary where they raised their family and resided until their deaths. Those who knew her will remember Ev as a woman of strong faith who was an active church member, a willing volunteer and a good friend. Her family will cherish the memory of a wonderful homemaker who was greatly loved by her husband, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Many may remember her as the kind and gentle lady who served them at The King’s Corner Christian Bookstore where she was an active partner from 1974 to 1996. Evelyn is survived by her three children and their spouses, Diane and Jim Adams, Donna Mae and Allyn Humber, and Darryl and Doreen Stackhouse; and by her seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Keith (January 6, 2004) and her daughter-in-law Laurie (February 16, 2009). Evelyn will be greatly missed by her family and friends but, rather than mourn her death, we will gratefully remember the many good years and happy memories we shared with her and rejoice that she is at home with her Lord and reunited with her husband.

A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Mustard Seed Street Ministry, 102 – 11 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 0X5 Telephone: (403) 269-1319, or directly to the Samaritan’s Purse Canada, 20 Hopewell Way N.E., Calgary, AB T3J 5H5 Telephone 1 (800) 663-6500

In living memory of Evelyn Stackhouse, 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.

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  1. Bev Jaremko :

    Dear Donna Mae and families

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. I believe I met her only briefly but have a memory of her as a person with great faith and grace. Mostly I know her from knowing you, how well you speak of her, how much a person of faith and grace you are. Living to age 95 is a blessing to all of the family I am sure but that does not diminish the loss of a mother at whatever age. She was a rock for the family and you may feel that her support and listening voice have gone. When my mother died I felt very orphaned, and yet I notice since then she is still very much with me and I am sure you will notice that too. We know it in theory. We learn it in practice. Much love,

    Bev Jaremko

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  2. The Glover Family :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Our Love for Eve goes on. She was a wonderful Sister/Wife/Mother/Aunty and Grandmother. She will always be in our hearts. Love to all, peace be with you. The Glover Family.

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  3. Condolences, Diane
    David Haas
    St. Albert

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