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November 11, 1922 – January 6, 2013

Wynne Williams of Calgary, AB, passed away on Sunday January 6, 2013, at the age of 90 years.

Wynne was born on November 11, 1922 in Calgary. He met his beloved Bessie (nee Brown) at Caroline and they were married June 17, 1943 at St. Michael and All Angels Church, Calgary. Wynne served in the RCAF during WWII, and then set up a furniture finishing and polishing business in Calgary with a partner and worked tirelessly until he was 81. He devoted his life to his family, his church and to helping others. Wynne sang in the church choir for over fifty years, was creative and lived a rich and healthy life until Alzheimer’s disease set in. With Bessie, he enjoyed nature, dance, music, travel and volunteering.

Wynne is survived by his children; Collin (Bev) Williams, Faye (Tony) Friend, and Joan Williams; his grandchildren, Dionne, Chris (Susan), Sean and Michael, and his younger sister Gwyneth Mary Johnson of California.

Wynne was predeceased by his wife Bessie in 2007 and by his parents Morris and Dorothy of Caroline, AB and his two brothers; Bernard Morris and David Trevor.

Funeral Services will be held at a later date. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, Suite 201, 222 – 58th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3, Telephone: (403)290-0110,

In living memory of Wynne 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, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. Jackie Britz (nee Williams) :

    Dear Collin ,Faye and Joan,

    I was very sorry to hear about your Dad. Thanks to my Aunt Judy in Calgary who sent the obituary in the Calgary Herald. I remember him as a tall, quiet and kind man. The last time we was saw your Dad and Mom was (I believe) the fall of 2000 when Dad, Joel and I took the train west after Mom died. We then rented a car and drove to Calgary from Edmonton and tried to find the farm in Caroline. After talking to your Dad I think we missed it by only a turn! I have such fond memories of that place.

    Sending you our heartfelt sympathy, Dad (Uncle Eric – 99 on the 26th of this month) and my sister Laurie.

    Take Care,

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  2. To the Family of Wynne Williams: We, of the Dots & Dashers Square Dance Club express our deepest sympathy to you in the loss of your father. We enjoyed many years of square dancing with Bess & Wynne – they were a real asset to our club. Our thoughts and prayers are with you these sad days.
    Doris & Roger Haynes and the
    Dots & Dashers

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  3. To the Williams family,

    Sorry to read your dad had passed away. It appears his life was full. I don’t think there are any of the old 48Av folks still with us now. I’m sorry for your loss.

    Terry Rainey

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