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INGRAM, Margaret “Jeane”

February 3, 1944 – Kelowna, British Columbia
May 27, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

It is with heavy hearts our family announces the sudden passing of Jeane at her sister’s home in Calgary on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at the age of 74 years.

Jeane flew to Calgary with her sister to start cancer treatments but passed away in her sleep before they were able to start them.

Jeane was born in Kelowna, BC and resided in Westbank, BC but after school she called many cities her home including: Calgary, Yellowknife, Fort McMurray, and Burnaby, she finally settled in the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford. She retired after a long career with Price Waterhouse Coopers in Vancouver. Jeane was known for her sense of humour and love of life. She lead an active lifestyle and had many interests including badminton and golf. Jeane kept in touch with her extended family and many close friends she made during her travels and interests. Jeane was the favourite Aunt of multiple generations. Our stories of her will forever put a smile on our faces and bring laughter to our hearts!

Jeane is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Ken and Heather of Kelowna and sister and brother-in-law, Joan and Ron of Calgary; three nieces and four nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Glenn in 2011; and her sister Kathy in 2013.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th Street S.E., Calgary, AB) on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow at the funeral home.

A Celebration of Jeane’s Life will be held at 2081 Winfield Drive, Abbotsford, BC on Monday, June 18, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Jeane Ingram, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th STREET S.E., Calgary, AB T2Z 4E6, Telephone: 403-203-0525.

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  1. Doug and Grace Brown :

    Sorry to hear about Jeane’s passing. Her enthusiasm for life will surely be missed by all who knew her. I remember the wonderful times at the cabin in Westbank where she seemed always up for an adventure. Blessings to all those close to Jeane.
    Cousin Doug & Grace

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  2. Amy and Steve Watkins :

    Jeanne was a lovely person. She was always very kind and thoughtful. We will truly miss her at our Sunday breakfasts, at badminton on Tuesdays and Thursdays , and at our other get togethers. We are deeply saddened that she will no longer be a special part of our lives. She brought a ray of sunshine to the lifes of many people and had a heart of gold. I write this we tears in my eyes and with an appreciation for our fun times together. Jeanne you will not be forgotten.
    Affectionately, Amy and Steve Watkins (Abbotsford, B.C.)

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  3. Gary R Lupton :

    I have only known Jeanne for 5 years but it was a joy to have had the time to enjoy the friendship that we had. We had a friendly little competition a badminton in Abbotsford that we enjoyed. Jeanne always had that big smile on her face. I received an email from Jeanne the day before she passed and her spirit seemed to be so positive that it was such a shock to hear the news. I will always remember you Jeanne.
    Gary Lupton

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  4. Bonnie Moore :

    Indeed, Jeane was an extra special lady! So kind and thoughtful – I have no doubt that she was the favourite aunt to so many. I will not see a candy sucker without thinking of her story of planting (jelly beans?) outside, to grow into suckers for the kids at Easter.
    And her sense of humor – yep – it was wicked!! Always active, always with friends.
    I am so honored to have known Jeane as my friend!

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  5. I was lucky enough to get to know Jeane well and can only say she was one of the finest people ever in my life. Badminton, breakfast, a great sense of humor. I could go on and on. I will miss her smiles and laughs, she was the best. Rest in peace, Jeane!

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  6. Shirley and Stan Tam :

    I only met Jeane a few years ago. She was doing a perfect downward dog in our yoga class as I struggled to not topple over. She was the one who encouraged me to try badminton where I ended up meeting more wonderful people. Even though we were at different levels of play, Jeane was always there to include me in a game or two and introduce me to the rest of the gang. When my husband joined the group, she took him under her wings too.

    Throughout a difficult October when my husband was recovering from a simple surgery gone wrong, Jeane kept up a continuous line of support through emails and telephone calls. She always managed to make a bleak day just a bit brighter.

    I last saw her in April at which time she said her cough seemed a bit better. We made plans to golf as we had in previous summers once the weather was better.

    Jeane was no-nonsense and independent. She spoke often of her Alberta family and it was obvious that she was proud of her nieces and nephews.

    I will miss her brilliant smile and sense of humour, her willingness to “coach” without making it seem like I needed help, and her witty remarks on the golf course.

    Jeane, I hope you find a fun yoga class, a welcoming badminton group, and a beautiful golf course without sand traps and water hazards up in the big blue skies.

    I will never forget you, Jeane.

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  7. Pat McKimmon :

    Jeane was a great friend and neighbour. I always enjoyed her upbeat outlook and sense of fun. We shared many laughs. I will miss her dearly.

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