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HAGEN, Alberta Claudette

February 3, 1945 – Lethbridge, Alberta
October 1, 2016 – Calgary, Alberta

Alberta Claudette beloved wife of Garry Hagen of Okotoks, passed away on Saturday, October 1,2016.

Alberta married her high-school sweetheart Garry Hagen on May 18, 1968. They resided in Fort St. John B.C. for eighteen years before moving back to Alberta and settling in Okotoks.

Alberta enjoyed an active life, meeting people, travelling (Palm Springs and Maui were her favorites) RVing, Camping and visiting with old and new friends. Most of all, she loved to spend time with her family and connecting with relatives. Everyone who knew her, knew she was only a phone call away. Alberta will be dearly missed by her family, relatives and all who knew her.

Besides her loving husband Garry, Alberta is survived by her daughter Geryl-Lynn Broer of Calgary; and her father, William “Bill” Bilesky, of Lethbridge. She was predeceased by her son Brad; her mother, Dora Bilesky; her brother Carlyle; her Sister, Mary Elaine “Lano” Marsh; and her nephew Randy Marsh.

A Special thanks to Dr. Richard Ansell (family doctor) of Okotoks, Dr. John Paul Davis and Dr. Saumya Jayakumar at the South Health Campus, as well as the nurses & aids who cared for her in the final days.

A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada, Alberta and N.W.T. Chapter #270, 2323 – 32nd Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 6Z3 Telephone: (403) 265-9039, www.childrenswish.ca. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

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

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  1. My deepest sympathies..I did send you and Garal Lynn an email so hope you received it. Believe me ,you never get passed this time in your life, you think and miss them everyday. You just slowly get through each day but you always keep them tucked safely in your HEART. I’m keeping you all in my prayers. She was a true friend and so very caring..Take care.

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  2. Garry so sorry for your loss. Enjoyed camping with you and Alberta. Our thoughts are with you during this sad time. Jim and Sandy Donald.

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  3. Sending our condolences to Garry and Geryl-Lynn. Will miss her phone calls, her wonderful sense of humor, her loving nature. She was so straight forward and I loved that about her. She was a rock and we will miss her always. She was more than family. Fly high Alberta. Take our love with you,Terry and Gail.

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  4. Jo-Anne Westmore

    Pat & I send our condolences we enjoyed getting to know Alberta.
    Fondly Pat & Jo-Anne

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  5. lorraine segboer

    Our deepest condolences go out to Gary and Daughter Geryn-lynn, at this time of loss, we at Rosewood Villa send you our sympathy , for now and in the future our thoughts and prayers are with you Lorraine and John and staff

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  6. Bill, Gary and Geryn-lynn, condolences for your loss a of caring and good wife, mother and daughter. I have always remembered Alberta since the time I lived with the Bileskys in 1963 and remember the caring and kindness she showed then.

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  7. Thinking of you Mr H and Geryl.
    A virtual hug doesn’t quite cut it but please know you are in our thoughts along with many happy memories.
    Janine and Darryl

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  8. Dear Garry & Geryl-Lynn sending my sincere love, hugs & prayers at this sad time.
    I really treasured my friendship with Alberta over all these 43 years. Alberta truly was one of a kind. I will be forever grateful to you Garry for making it possible to chat one last time with your bride from the hospital. I miss our chats already. Wishing I could be there today to celebrate Alberta’s life. God Bless

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  9. Robert & Erin Knowles

    Dear Garry & Geryl-Lynn,
    We are so sorry hear of your loss. Our Thoughts & Prayers are with you and your family
    Take Care

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  10. Larry & Donna Solodan

    Garry & Geryl-Lynn, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family.

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  11. Rest in peace Alberta. You were such a lovely lady. I’ll never look at a Christmas tree without thinking of you

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  12. Marshall Ference

    My heart felt sympsthies go out to Gary and Geryl-Lynn. I know the pain of losing a wife
    All i hope now is that Alberta and my wife are in a better place of no pain and all joy. May they rest in peace lots of love.

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  13. Sorry for the loss of your Wife and Mother.

    A few days ago, I found a toast to your father Oliver, composed by my Uncle Neil. It would have been in early 40’s as Neil lost his life in WW II. I’d love to share it with your family.

    Take care,

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