Judy Valckx, beloved wife of Wies Valckx of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at the age of 62 years after fighting her battle with cancer.
Judy was born in Didsbury, Alberta on July 19, 1945. She enjoyed her time with family and friends, and was a volunteer with Girl Guides of Canada for 17 years. She also enjoyed being involved with city politics and worked at City Hall in the Aldermanic Office of Ray Clark for 15 years. Judy enjoyed her hobbies of genealogy, gardening, and volunteering with the Marlborough Community Association.
Besides her loving husband Wies, she is also survived by her children Jane and Kim Poirier, and Karen Valckx; grandchildren Chantelle and Marissa; and extended children, Laura (Dave, Landon, Casey, and Hailey) Schneider, and Dale (Cheryl, Shaelyn) Case. She is also survived by her sister Sandra Valckx, and brothers Wayne (Terry), Lyle (Sharon), Terry (Joyce), and Randy (Starla) Schellenberg. Judy was predeceased by her parents Jacob and Evelyn Schellenberg.
A Celebration of Judy’s Life will be held at Centre Street Church Main Campus (3900 – 2nd Street N.E.) on Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. A Private Family Graveside Service was held at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to Calgary Health Trust – Palliative Care Center at Peter Lougheed Hospital , Suite 800, 11012 MacLeod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB T2J 6A5, Telephone: (403)943-0615, www.thetrust.ca, or to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433.
In living memory of Judy Valckx, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E. Telephone: (403) 248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences