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.Print This Obituary & Condolences