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Van Ginkel, Blanche

Blanche Marie Van Ginkel of Calgary passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer on Thursday, March 13, 2008.

Blanche was born in St. Boniface, Manitoba and moved to Calgary in 1973.

Blanche is survived by her children, Gerry (Cindy Jorgensen), Paul (Kristin), Rebecca Pratt (Don Sandford) and Jeff; her grandchildren, Gerard (Lindsey), Jessica, Rebecca, Isabella, Alexandra, Taylor, Stephen, and Stewart. Blanche is predeceased by her husband Gerry and her daughter Debra.

A private service will be held. Forward condolences through to If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 215 – 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email

In living memory of Blanche Van Ginkel, 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.

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