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ZIMMER – Rose Jean Angeline (nee Zaba)

October 2, 1920 – November 23, 2009

Rose Jean Angeline Zimmer of Calgary passed away on Monday, November 23, 2009 at the Sarcee Hospice, with her loving family by her side, at the age of 89 years.

Rose is survived by her six children, Jeanette (Dan) Buckley, Shirley (Tom) Blakney, Marcelle (Bernard) Audia, Mervin (Marilyn) McDonald, Clifford (Judy) McDonald, and Patrick McDonald; fifteen grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. She is also survived by four brothers; a sister; and numerous nieces and nephews. Rose was predeceased by her first husband Malcolm MacDonald in 1972 and second husband Louie Zimmer in 1993; and her loving grandson Timothy Blakney in 1992.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Thursday, November 26, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Catholic Church (1525 – 45th Street S.E.) on Friday, November 27, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Rose Zimmer, 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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  1. Kim and Wayne Anderson :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all as we know how much you loved your mom and she loved her family. She was the glue that held everyone together. We will all miss her.

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  2. Jeanette and Cathy my thoughts and prayers are with you and all the family at this sad time. Love to all, Jean & Melanie

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  3. Monaghan and Lopez-Bassols Family (Relation of Deirdre Blakney) :

    Dear Shirley and family
    We were so very sorry to hear about your loss. Please accept our heartfelt condolences and know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers during this time. Rose was such a wonderful lady and always made us feel very welcome any time we went to Canada. May God rest her soul in peace.
    With all our love
    Dermod, Susan, Gavin and Steven Monaghan
    Cuau, Louise and Shaylin Lopez-Bassols

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  4. Brian & Johanna WIng :

    Loving memories live forever in the heart. We have those great memories that we spent with Uncle Lou & Auntie Rose.
    May your family find comfort in the treasured memories of good times spent together. Our prayers are with you.
    Brian & Johanna Wing (Uncle Lou’s nephew)

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  5. Lee & Ethel Cornellsen :

    Sorry that we are unable to make it to the funeral services. Please accept our heartfelt condolences. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Lee & Ethel Cornellsen (Lou’s sister & brother-in-law)

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  6. Rose’s neighbors Florence and Wally Hanishewski are traveling, but wish to convey that their friend is now is the arms of God, and thier prayers are with the family at this time.

    As another neighbor, my message to the family is that it is sad to lose one of our community at Dovely Court.

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