Mirium Williams (nÚe Gerlitz) of Calgary, died suddenly at the Rockyview General Hospital on Saturday, December 25, 2004, at the age of 87 years.
Born and raised in Calgary’s Bridgeland community, Mirium was a faithful member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, which her father, John, and mother, Elizabeth, helped found and build. As a war bride, Mirium lived in England and Scotland from 1943 to 1947, when she returned to Calgary with her family. In 1955, the family moved to Edmonton, where she remained until 1997, when she returned to her beloved hometown.
Mirium is survived by her son Rod; her grandson Cameron; and her son Bill and his wife Dyanne. She will be sadly missed by members of the Gerlitz and Williams clans and by her many dear friends. Mirium was predeceased by her husband, William (Bill) Matheson Williams.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Wednesday, December 29, 2004 at 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive SW) on Thursday, December 30, 2004 at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Sean Smallwood officiating. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. 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, or directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.
In living memory of Mirium Williams, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences