April 25, 1943 – March 5, 2012
Lee Svoboda, beloved wife of Jim Svoboda, passed away peacefully in Calgary on Monday, March 5, 2012 at the age of 68 years.
Lee was born in Blairmore, Alberta and married Jim Svoboda in Calgary in 1967. Lee graduated from the U of A with a degree in Education in 1964. She worked her entire career for the Calgary Catholic School District teaching English and special education. Lee valued the relationships she made along the way and was always smiling when she was in the presence of others whether it be family gatherings, church, bridge club, or school.
Lee is survived by her husband Jim; sons, Richard, Brett, Blair and Dean; daughters-in-law, Angela, Bernice and Jennifer; and grandchildren, Michael, Cassidy, Taryn and Marissa. Lee is also survived by her brothers, Pat, Don, Mike and Ray; her sister Susan; brothers and sisters-in-law, Nancy, Merle, Rhonda, Leslie and Daryl; as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews. Lee was predeceased by her father Walter and her mother Lorraine.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at Ascension Catholic Church (1100 Berkshire Boulevard N.W.) on Monday, March 12, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Ascension Catholic Church (1100 Berkshire Boulevard N.W.) on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Autism and Aspergers Friendship Society of Calgary at www.aafscalgary.com.
In living memory of LeEllen Svoboda, 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