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JANZEN, Nadene Lois

July 2, 1931 – Alliance, Alberta
November 19, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Nadene Janzen passed away peacefully at her home on Monday November 19, 2018, when she was called home by our Lord, at the age of 87 years.

She was a wonderful woman with a beautiful soul; full of love, strength, conviction, and wisdom. Her spirit and strength will live on in each and every one of us. Each of us held a very special place in her heart. Nadene loved and was comforted by her dog, an ever present companion, Princess Leia.

Nadene was born in Alliance, Alberta where she grew up with her family. Some of her favorite childhood memories were in Gibsons Landing, BC, when she was 11 or 12. She lived there with Josie, her mom and her sister, Lillian. She married Peter Janzen on April 26, 1952 in Calgary, Alberta, and they were married for 51 years until his death on August 16, 2003 in Calgary, Alberta.

Nadene is survived by her children and their spouses, Judy (Gary) Marshall of Calgary, Sandra (Rod) Beck of St. Albert, Sharon (Ray) Perrault of Hardisty, Don (Kim) Janzen of Calgary, Debra of Calgary, Cathy (Steve) Nuttall of Calgary, and Darcy (Nicole) Janzen of Calgary. She had seventeen grandchildren, twenty-four great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; as well as many beloved nieces and nephews. Nadene was predeceased by her parents Peter Gunder Moe and Josephine Olga Moe (nee Ronnei) ; and all of her ten siblings, Florence, Gladys, Percy, Esther, Melford, Roy, Lillian, Bernice, Lloyd and Mildred. Also predeceased by Judy’s first husband, Dennis ‘Denny’ Scholz.

A Celebration of Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB) on Friday, December 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home. A private graveside service will be held at a later date at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be forwarded through In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations in Nadene’s name to the Forzani Group Foundation and McPhail Family Colon Cancer Screening Centre, the only publicly funded facility dedicated to colon cancer screening in Canada.

In living memory of Nadene Janzen, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB, T2X 3J3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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  1. I miss you already Mom! Love You Always! Don

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  2. My Mom, my friend. I miss you today and always with all my heart ❤️. As I sit and think about you I feel warm and blessed to have shared so very much time with you sharing stories and songs and memories that will live on in my heart forever. I know your body could not fight anymore but you sure kept strong in mind and spirit until the bitter end. Rest In Peace now Mama. ❤️

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