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THOMSON, Klare

August 26, 1938 – January 22, 2012

Klare Thomson, beloved wife of Bill Thomson of Airdrie, passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2012 with her family by her side at the age of 73 years old.

Klare was born in Soest, West Germany on August 26, 1938. She came to Canada with her husband Bill after they married on December 29, 1956. Klare and Bill recently celebrated their fifty-fifth wedding anniversary.

Klare is survived by her husband Bill; her children, Susan (Darrell) Frazer, Nancy (Dennis) Harris, Bob (Samantha) Thomson, Cindy (Clark) Nixdorff, and Wendy (Andre) Aubut; her seventeen grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her four sisters-in-law, Margaret, Bev, Betty, and June; numerous nieces and nephews; and her close neighborhood friends. She was predeceased by her infant son Carl; her brothers Jurgen and Hans; and her brothers- in- law, Alan and Bob; sister-in-law Bernice; and nephew Andrew as well as her parents.

A Memorial Service will be held at Airdrie United Church (216 – 1 Avenue NE), on Friday, January 27, 2012 at 2:00 p.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 or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

In living memory of Klare Thomson, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Airdrie Funeral Home, 300 TOWERLANE DRIVE, AIRDRIE. Telephone: (403) 948-1100.

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  1. Shirley Mester :

    I am a long time friend of Bernice and Don Hamilton. I had the pleasure of meeting Klare through them and really enjoyed knowing her. My sincere sympathies to all of the family and close friends. I know she will be severely missed by all.

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  2. Bill & Family,
    I was saddened to learn of Klare’s passing. I spent many hours at the Thomson home while growing up in Airdrie. Klare was always happy to welcome us kids into her home. She was a wonderful lady and will certainly be missed. I am unable to attend the service on Friday but please know that you will be in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless.

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  3. mclellan sara-Jane :

    I am sorry to hear the lost of your mother grandmother she was a nice lady I give you all my hugs be strong and take care love Sara-Jane and nana and family.

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  4. Joyce and Byron Chase :

    I see this beautiful picture of your mother and will always remember her sweetest smile, her smiling eyes and her laughter..she was one of the sweetest, kindest, most loving woman we ever met:):) We send our heartfelt sympathy to each of you in the loss of your precious mother:(:( All our love, prayers and hugssss…In loving memory and honor of your mother, she will always be in our hearts and this picture of her in our minds..always….Love Joyce and Byron

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  5. Beth Lorimer Francois :

    Bill & Family,

    I am so sad to learn of Klare’s passing. She was such a sweet soul and a gift to everyone who knew her. I consider myself blessed to have known her and love her … our family will forever be grateful for all she did for grandma, and the love and friendship she gave her.

    The world was truly a better place because she was here.

    Sending you lots of love and prayers at this time.

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  6. Kathy & Larry Heffernan :

    Bill & Family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you through this difficult time. Klare always had a smile for everyone.

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  7. Ute Fornalik and Rob Morton :

    Only very few people are truly alive, and those who are, will never die.
    It doesn’t matter that they are not here anymore.
    Nobody who is loved is ever dead.

    Love,
    Ute and Rob

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  8. Klare was a wonderful lady and will always be remembered fondly!
    Sincerely Janice Dunn, Grace Schuler and Colin Schuler

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  9. Ken and Joan DeLair :

    Thomson family, So sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful person.

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  10. Wendy and family, I am so sorry hear of your Mom’s passing. My thoughts and prayers go to you. Jill

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  11. the Carter Family :

    so sorry to hear of Klare’s passing! She was a wonderful woman, always smiling, and made everyone feel like part of her family! She welcomed my oldest daughter, Amanda into her home many times while she was friends with Chalsie treating her as one of her own. She had such a giving soul. I know she will be greatly missed!
    Deepest sympathies to her husband Bill, the Nixdorff family and her children, and their families.

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