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SWEETT, Gertrude

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.

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  1. Gord & Lois Kube :

    Trish and rest of Sweet Family please except our Condolences on your lose of Mother and grandmother

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  2. Gerrie Harper, Natalie Fege, Bruno Majewski :

    Gerry and Family,
    We were so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. We will miss seeing her working on puzzles and chatting with passers-by.
    Our sincere condolences on your loss.

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  3. Gord & Lois Kube :

    To the Sweet Family Our thoughts and prayers go out to you.We are sure she is going to a better world.

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  4. John and Pat McCarron :

    Gerry and Carol and families,
    Thinking of your Mom today and remembering the many times we would visit. Mom and Aunt Gert would sit for hours at the kitchen table, drinking coffee and talking. Miss them both.

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  5. Bev and Dave Knapton :

    Good bye Auntie Gertie – childhood memories of parties at the lake, visits at Grandma’s house next door.
    I couldn’t believe how you remembered more than I when you were reminiscing. I have found a renewed friendship in Gerry and we shall together never forget you. Bev

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  6. I was so sorry to hear of your passing. Fond memories, Gertie. Deepest sympathy to Carol and Gerry.

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  7. Dave and Bev Knapton :

    Good bye Auntie Gertie – childhood memories of parties at the lake, visits at Grandma’s house next door.
    I couldn’t believe how you remembered more than I when you were reminiscing. I have found a renewed friendship with Gerry and we shall together never forget you. Bev

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  8. Ron Kubik, Reion Accounting services & Staff :

    Gerry, Patricia and Darrin and family, our sincere condolence on the passing of Gertrude, she was a great lady and we cherish our relationship with her over the years. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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