Maria Van Biezen, beloved wife of Bart Van Biezen of Calgary, passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2007 at the age of 82 years.
Maria was born in The Hague, Holland on March 11, 1925. She also resided in Caracus, Venezuela from 1949 to 1951, prior to moving to Calgary with her husband.
Maria is survived by her husband Bart and daughter and son-in-law Marjan and Roger Keats, and her grandson Richard. Maria was predeceased by her daughter Margriet and son Bart Jr.
At Maria’s request there will be no formal services held. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433 or Doctors without Borders 333 7th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10001-5004. 1-888-392-0392 or make donations online at www.doctorswithoutborders.org. Special thanks go to the staff at the Foothills Medical Centre for their kindness and compassion.
In living memory of Maria Van Biezen a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences