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HERSPIEGEL, Julia

February 16, 1937 – Calgary, Alberta
December 13, 2016 – Calgary, Alberta

Julia beloved wife of Michael Herspiegel of Calgary, AB, passed away on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at the age of 79 years.

Julia was born on February 16, 1937 in Virovitica, Croatia. She was the youngest of two children and was predeceased by her older sister Katherin. She came to Canada in 1951 and married in 1953.

Julia was a dedicated wife and mother and always cherished time with her family, was always the first to look out for others and constantly displayed her endless patience and shared her eternal wisdom whenever the need arose. She loved spending time in the outdoors and was the consummate gardener, nurturing and tending her various gardens every year to produce inspiring beauty and lasting provisions for all to share. Julia was also a big fan of the Calgary flames endlessly cheering and supporting, even on the off days. Julia is survived by her husband Michael and their five children, Peter, Barbara, Paul, William and Dorothy and their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at St. Boniface German Catholic Church (1923 Broadview Road N.W.) on Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Boniface German Catholic Church (1923 Broadview Road N.W.) on Monday, December 19, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Julia Herspegel, 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. My deepest condolences to all of you at this time. There are no words that can take away the pain of the loss….
    Lisa and Gordon Ironside

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  2. Dear Bill,
    Our deepest heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your mother.
    May your warmest memories of her keep you strong.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Roberto, Joyce & Domenic Bruno

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  3. Monica Herspiegel

    Dear Uncle Mike, Peter, Barb, Paul, Bill and Dorothy.
    My most deepest sympathy to all of you on the passing of this wonderful woman, my dear Aunt Julia. She will be deeply missed by many and always cherished in our hearts. May God comfort you in your sorrow and sustain you in your grief. My heartfelt prayers and loving thoughts are with you all.

    Monica Herspiegel

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  4. Dear Michael and Family;

    Please accept our heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your wife and mother of your children. I know it hurts to lose someone you love. May God give you strength and be at your side at this difficult time.

    In Sympathy, Mike and Sigrid Loechli

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