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DEWALD, Sonja Marie

Sonja Dewald beloved wife of John Dewald of Calgary, AB, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at the Sarcee Hospice at the age of 85 years.

She was born and raised in MacKay, Alberta and attended University of Alberta in Edmonton to achieve her teaching degree. Sonja taught grade school and kindergarten for 25 years in Calgary. She loved baseball and most other sports, as well as playing bridge and her weekly casino visits.

Sonja will be lovingly remembered and missed by husband John Dewald, her daughter Robyn (Neil) Armstrong and her grandson Taylor Boyse; her sister Linda (Al) Moon; her stepchildren John, Sandra (Rand) Smale, Debbie, Brian (Carol) Dewald, as well as many cherished nieces and nephews.

Sonja was predeceased by her mother Millie Berglund; father Leo Berglund; beloved first daughter Tammy and her brother Jim Berglund.

The family would like to sincerely thank the staff at the Rockyview Hospital and the Sarcee Hospice for their wonderful care and compassion.

At Sonja’s request, there will be no funeral service held. Memorial donations can be made in Sonja’s name to the charity of your choice. Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Sonja Dewald 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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