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WILSON – Edith Braden

June 24, 1912 – July 5, 2010

Edith Wilson of Calgary, passed away on Monday, July 5, 2010 at the age of 98 years.

Edith was born on June 24, 1912 at Swalwell, AB. Following the death of her husband, Edith moved from Langdon, AB to Calgary. She raised her two sons while maintaining full time employment as a bookkeeper, stenographer and rising to office manager at Primco Western Ltd. Since retirement, she maintained her garden, socialized with the Happy Sewers, hiked in the mountains and traveled world wide.

She is survived by her son, Samuel William (Bill) Wilson; three grandchildren, Judith Lynn Wilson, Wayne Stewart Wilson, and Anita Rose Comba; and five great-grandchildren, Alexander Rowat, Christopher Rowat, Stephanie Rowat, Tyler Wilson, and Evan Comba; and a great-great-grandchild, Paige Rowat.

She was predeceased by her husband, John Stanley Wilson; a son, Marvin Dale Wilson; her parents, William Dale and Florence Eliza Braden; her sisters, Nettie Buehler, Emma Louise Freeman, Hazel Heckle, and Wilma Braden; and an infant brother, John Braden.

A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Monday, July 12, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com . A special thanks to the staff at Millrise Place who provided the love and care through the last stages of her life. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca .

In living memory of Edith Wilson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.

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  1. Shirley Hagman :

    I was very saddened by the news of Aunt Edith’s passing. However, to know that she is now at peace, with no more worldly cares and discomfort, is a great consolation.

    At this difficult time for the family, I hope that cherishing the memories of good times will bring comfort.

    Aunt Edith was a great lady, a warm and caring person. I have very fond memories of the occasions when I was privileged to be in her company, and I greatly miss our exchange of birthday and Christmas greetings.

    Aunt Edith will be sorely missed. This world was a better place because of her prescence in it.

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  2. Martin Buehler :

    I was so sorry to hear about aunt Edith, I have fond memories of her. The trip I took to see Great Granddad Braden she took Sherry and I all over to see everyone and all the sights. My prayers will be with you all, Love Sherry and Marty.

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  3. clifford buehler :

    Sorry to hear of Aunt Edith’s passing on, I have always had great memories of the childhood trips to Canada I had and of Aunt Edith’s visits here, people like her are national treasures and are missed.

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  4. Christian Buehler :

    I may have been small, but I remember Edith coming to visit when we lived on Garden. How excited we were about the pins she brought us from the Olympics. 🙂

    Our thoughts and prayers are with her family. May there be many sweet memories shared. With much love, Christian and Erin

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