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.Print This Obituary & Condolences