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STODALKA, Lynn (nee Valery)

December 6, 1920 – Vibank, Saskatchewan
January 27, 2015 – Calgary, Alberta

Lynn Stodalka (nee Valery), beloved wife of Allan Stodalka of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at the age of 94 years.

She met her beloved Allan in 1939, courted throughout WWII and were married in Saskatchewan in 1947. They celebrated sixty-seven years of blessed marriage.

Lynn and Allan were charter members of the Calgary Winter Club and enjoyed many years of bowling, curling, bridge and friendship. Lynn was an active member of the Catholic Women’s League, Engineers’ Wives and the Red Hat Society. Together, Lynn and Allan traveled the world.

As a talented artist, Lynn painted many beautiful oil paintings that will be cherished by her family. She had a natural curiosity and a wonderful sense of humour.

Besides her loving husband Allan, Lynn is survived by her daughters, Marilyn (Bob) Lunge and Maureen (Gerry) Pyne, of Calgary; and son Darryl (Darlene Dean) Stodalka of West Vancouver. Lynn was the loving grandmother of Danica (Ean) Sharp, Dr. Ryan (Seana) Lunge, Dr. Jordan Lunge, Braeden (Sheena) Lunge, Ashley (Roger) Heward, Keelan Pyne and Tyson Pyne. She was blessed with four great-grandchildren, Isla and Jaia Lunge, Dakota Reid-Sharp and Lachlan Sharp. She is also survived by her sisters, Mary White, Theresa (Ernie) Franks and Vickie (Albert) Fontaine.

Lynn was predeceased by her sisters, Betty Foubert, Emma Braun and baby Margaret Valery.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North) on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held at St. Pius X Catholic Church (2424 – 24th Avenue N.W.) on Friday, February 6, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Lynn’s honour may be made directly to the charity of the donor’s choice. The family would like to thank the amazing staff at Extendicare Cedars Villa and Unit 47 of the Rockyview Hospital, who cared with compassion and kindness for Lynn as well as her whole family in her final days.

In living memory of Lynn Stodalka, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  1. Pamela Deliyannides :

    Maureen, my deepest condolences to you and your family. What a wonderful life your Mom lived. She was such a delightful person. My apologies that I am unable to be at her service.
    With my thoughts and prayers – Pam.

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  2. Maureen, Gerry and family,

    So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. I know how difficult it is losing a parent no matter how sick they may be.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you as you go the next week.

    Rose

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  3. Dianne Grabatin :

    On behalf of RED HAT LARIAT LASSES

    We have lost a link in our “GOLDEN CHAIN of FRIENDSHIP”
    May our LADY LYNSPIRATION rest in peace.
    Our deepest sympathy to all of the Stodalka Family.

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  4. michael foubert :

    Please accept my heartfelt condolences for your family’s loss .

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  5. Kathleen Craiggs :

    To Allan & family
    Very sorry to hear this sad news. You & Lynn were very kind to David & myself when we came to Canada in 1966.
    Rest in peace Lynn.

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  6. Terry and Milvia Nazarko :

    Allan and family,
    Our prayers and thoughts go out to all your family at this difficult time.
    Lynn will be remembered by all the lives she touched. Love and strength be with your family this week as you say your farewells.
    With sympathy.
    Terry and Milvia Nazarko

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  7. Linda Tabakman :

    Our love and prayers to all of you. She’s flying with the angels.

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  8. Ani & Kiki Taborda :

    To Allan & Family,
    Rest in peace, Lynn. Such a lovely soul, an excellent wife, friend, mother and grandma. You will be missed! Please accept our most sincere condolences to the whole family for this loss. She will be in a place always with much light and love.

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  9. Marian Fraser :

    Of behalf of my mother, Lynn’s sister in law, the Fraser family sends their deepest sympathies to Lynn and all those who she held dear.

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  10. Henrietta Sequeira :

    My heartfelt sympathy to the Stodalka family; and to Maureen, Gerry and family on your loss. May Lynn rest in peace.
    You are all in my thoughts and prayers at this sad time.

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  11. Carmel Philippe Shugg :

    Dear Darryl and Darlene, please accept my sincere condolences and deepest sympathy on the passing of your Mother, Darryl. You and your family are in my prayers as you go through this difficult time of loss. I’m sure loving memories of your Mother will comfort you in time. Carmel Philippe Shugg

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  12. Angela Wiseman :

    Dearest Maureen and family – You are all in my thoughts since your Mom passed away. I’m praying for the comforting arms of the angels to be around you.

    Hugs -Angie

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  13. Jack and Ashley Dean :

    Mom, Darryl and the Stodalka Family, we are sending you all the love and support during this difficult time.

    Love
    Jack, Ashley and Olivia Dean

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  14. Carol Schlachter :

    Our heartfelt sympathy in the loss of your loved one and our dear CWL sister. Lynn will long be remembered and appreciated for her contribution to The Catholic Women’s League.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
    The Calgary Diocesan CWL Council

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  15. Graham and Peggy Lock :

    Allan and family – Peggy and I were saddened to learn of Lynn’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

    Graham and Peggy Lock

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  16. Larry & Mary Craig :

    Dear Allan & Family,
    We were sorry to read of Lynn’s passing.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad and difficult time.
    Larry & Mary Craig

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  17. Cynthia Chambers :

    Maureen,

    My special friend, I wish you and your family much love and strength as you lay your dear mother to peaceful rest. God Bless you.

    Cynthia

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  18. Dear Maureen,
    I am so sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. It will be such a difficult time for you and family. It was an honor to get to know Lynn at Red Hat functions, she was so dignified and friendly.
    You all take great care of each other. Hugs…..Patricia

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  19. My Dear Maureen
    I am deeply saddened knowing of your struggle as you deal with the loss of the most influential woman of your life – your dear mother.
    May The Lord Bless & Comfort you all.
    Deb

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  20. Birdie Archer :

    Frank and Birdie Archer
    Allan, and all the family – Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. May you find comfort in happy memories.

    Frank and Birdie

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