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HANSEN, Irene Alice (nee Renner)

April 19, 1932 – Medicine Hat, Alberta
May 18, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Irene Alice Hansen of Calgary, AB, passed away peacefully on May 18, 2019 at the age of 87 years.

Irene was born in Medicine Hat, AB. She worked as a legal secretary for many years and developed numerous life-long friendships.  Her passion for golf and meeting with her ‘Awesome Eight’ group was an integral part of her life.

She is survived by her sister Annie McNaughton of Calgary, AB, and her nieces and nephews in Calgary, AB, and Victoria, BC.  She was predeceased by her parents John and Olga Renner, sister Alvina, and brother Alfred.

At Irene’s request a celebration of life is planned at a later date.

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Dulcina Hospice, 110 Evanspark Manor N.W., Calgary, Alberta T3P 0N4 Telephone: 587-230-5500 or to the A.L.S. Society of Alberta (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), 7874 – 10th Street N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 8W1, Condolences may be forwarded through

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the nursing staff of Dulcina Hospice and to the ALS Society for their kind and compassionate care.  Also, a special thank you to Dr. Sandra Foss and Dr. Sharma for their extraordinary care.

In living memory of Irene Hansen, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle NW, CALGARY, AB T3G 2T3,   Telephone: 403-241-0044.

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  1. Irene was a mentor to me when I was a young lawyer. She left an indelible mark on me.

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  2. Shirley Paquin

    Hector and I are saddened to hear of Irene’s passing. We had the privilege of meeting Irene at The Hamptons Golf Course. It was pleasure to be with her on and off the course. She was an intelligent, extraordinary woman and will be missed.

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