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JANTZ, Elizabeth “Joyce”

December 17, 1942 – Lethbridge, Alberta
April 24, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Joyce Jantz beloved wife of Jerry Jantz of Calgary, passed away on April 24, 2018 at the age of 75 years.

Joyce worked hard to achieve her designations – 1978 Associate – Canadian College of Health Records Administrators as well as her 2004 Distinguished Achievement Award – Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. As a result of being married to an RCMP Officer Joyce was employed in many different areas in Alberta. Joyce was employed by the Lethbridge Herald, Fort Macleod Auction Market, Bonnyville Provincial Fish & Wildlife, Picture Butte Hospital, Brooks Hospital, and the Canada Employment Centre in Wainwright, Medicine Hat and Calgary. Joyce was a talented seamstress and an amazing cook as evidenced by the table presentation. Joyce was an animal lover and always had a dog by her side.

Joyce married Jerry on June 01, 1963. Besides her loving husband, Joyce is survived by her children; Jeffrey (Loraine), Jacqueline and James; grandchildren Barret Mckay (Megan), Madyson McKay (Rhys), Simone Mckay (Joey), Zakary Jantz, Josee Jantz, Elliot Jantz, Mackenzie Jantz and Torrie Jantz; siblings Richard Anderson (Wendy), Elaine Anderson, Douglas Anderson, James Anderson and Ronald Anderson and (Denise); as well as cousins, colleagues and friends.

She was predeceased by her parents, Glenn and Betty Anderson; Siblings Dorothy Anderson and Gregory Anderson.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB) on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 2:00p.m. Reception to follow at the funeral home. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

Appreciation and thank you for the kind care and attention from Calgary N.W. Palliative Care Nurses and Respiratory Therapist, N.W. Para Med Staff and the Chinook Hospice Management and Staff.

In living memory of Joyce Jantz, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  1. Julie Carter :

    To Jackie and family
    So sorry to hear of Joyce’s passing. I enjoyed my times with Joyce over the years as did my Mum when she visited. We had lots of laughs, I got a telling off too in good humour but was probably justified, but Joyce was a kind woman who shared of herself and will be missed. Big hugs to you all from me over here and love and hugs to my little mate who I know will miss her Mum greatly.

    Love Chuck

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  2. Very sorry to hear this

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  3. Pat Stasiuk (Anderson) :

    To Jerry and all of Joyce’s remaining siblings
    I was very sorry to hear of Joyce’s passing. We were quite close as kids when your parents lived in Fort Macleod and had a lot of fun together. We spent weekends at each other’s homes and were in the same classes in school. We lost touch as we grew older but I always thought fondly of her.

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  4. Brenda Benham :

    Although I live in Vancouver and Joyce in various places in Alberta, I was closer with her and Jerry than with my other Alberta cousins. I remember her family visiting my Mom and I when I was about 10 I think and hearing about her looking after me for a summer when I was too young to remember. I was very lucky to catch up with her and Jerry in October last year when I was in Calgary for a WLF Meeting. I will really miss her.

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  5. So sorry to hear of Joyce’s passing. Condolences to you Jerry and to Jeff, Jacqueline and Jimmy. You were such good friends and neighbours when we all lived in Wainwright – especially Joyce. She and Liz (leGros/Lunen) who also passed away recently will be having a great reunion in Heaven! Remembering her and all of you fondly and with great sympathy.

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  6. Rosemary Burns :

    Please accept my condolences on the death of your your wife, mother, grandmother and sister. I appreciated her determination and tenacity when I worked with Joyce in the early 90’s.

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  7. Daphn6e Heinrich :

    Thinking of you all lots of love from me to you over the miles.Daphne Heinrich.

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