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BALLEM, Grace Louise (nee Flavelle)

April 9, 1929 – Vancouver, British Columbia
October 7, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta

Grace Ballem, beloved wife of the late John Ballem QC, passed away on October 7, 2017 at the age of 88 years.

Grace is survived by her children Flavelle, Mercedes (Jacques Giard), and John (Jacqueline Alvarado); and her grandchildren Alexys and Lliam.

She was predeceased by her sister Mary Elizabeth “Petie” Gardiner, and her brother William “Bill” Elliott Flavelle.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Friday, October 13, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow. Condolences may be forwarded through

If friends and loved ones wish, donations in memory of Grace may be made to the MS Society of Canada (110 Quarry Park Boulevard Southeast, Suite 150, Calgary, Alberta, T2C 3G3).

In living memory of Grace Ballem, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. David Luxford :

    In honor of the perfect Turkey dinners from a privileged childhood, I bid a fond farewell to Aunt Grace.

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  2. Lawrence & Elaine Rizzuto :

    Our Deepest Codolences to the Ballem Family and other Family Members.
    Grace was an amazing woman and will be deeply missed.

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