October 21, 1920 – August 27, 2012
Gertrude passed away Monday, August 27, 2012 in Calgary, and has gone to meet her loving husband Stan, who passed away on November 11, 1990.
Born in the farming community of Englebright, SK, Gertrude and her family moved to Calgary in 1926. She retired to Osoyoos, BC in 1972 and returned to Calgary in 1988.
Gertrude is lovingly remembered by her two children, Carol Baker and Gerry Sweett; her son-in-law Jim Baker; five grandchildren, Todd, Sheri-lynn, Greg Baker, Trish and Darrin Sweett; and many relatives in British Columbia. Gertrude was predeceased by her father Fred Keller; mother Ottie Keller; and sisters, Edith McAlpine and Edna Foulis.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. 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, www.heartandstroke.ca. A special thank you to the Staff of Bow Crest Nursing Home and Sarcee Hospice for the loving care and compassion they extended to our mother and grandmother.
In living memory of Gertie Sweett, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences