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McFADYEN, Kerstin Ethelmine (nee Wenzel)

January 18, 1974 – Edmonton, Alberta
July 28, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

It is with very heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Kerstin on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at the age of 44 years. She passed away from a fight with cancer with her family and friends by her side at Dulcina Hospice in Calgary, Alberta. Kerstin was brave, strong, and did not show any self-pity throughout her two-month battle.

Kerstin is survived by her husband Richard and their three children, Macy, Merric and Maxim; mother, Linda; two sisters, Ingrid, and Kaareen and her husband Dino, and their three children, Matteo, Ava and Lola; father-in-law, Dennis; mother-in-law, Cathy; as well as many uncles, aunts, cousins, and friends.

She was predeceased by her father, Jan-Udo Wenzel.

A Celebration of Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB) on Friday, August 3, 2018 at 2:30 P.M. Reception to follow at the funeral home. If friend’s so desire, memorial tributes may be made to Kerstin’s children via e-transfer to mcfadyen.rich@gmail.com. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

We would also like to say a special thank-you to all the love and support given from WestJet. Words cannot express how thankful we are.

In living memory of Kerstin McFadyen, 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. Marcie Montes-Lobos :

    Sending you much love and peace through this difficult time. I will miss Kerstin and her beautiful smile her kindness and our chats watching our children in taekwando.

    Hugs and love

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  2. Kerstin was a beautiful soul and her kindness touched many lives. I wish you peace and comfort in the company of your loved ones during this difficult time. I am so deeply sorry for your loss.

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  3. Pat & Ken Pettapiece :

    Beautiful Kerstin impacted so many of us at Westjet. She was the calm after a storm. She was the sunshine at the start of the day. She was so loved and always remain in our hearts.

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  4. Wendy wiltshire :

    Kerstin I will miss your beautiful smile at work Rest In Peace

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  5. Tanya Hofmann :

    You are and always will be an inspiration Kerstin! Missing you and sending prayers to your family in this very difficult time! Love you!

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  6. Cowie Family :

    Our hearts go out to the entire McFayden family during this time. There are no words for this loss. Thinking especially of our friend, Merric.

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  7. Jennifer Aapro :

    A special lady leaves behind special memories. I will always remember Kerstin’s beautiful smile and our quick chats as we passed by each other at the airport. Thoughts and prayers are with the entire family.

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  8. Jo-Ann Vestrocy :

    It is s difficult to find the right words to express how saddened I am to hear of Kerstin’s passing. I wish to express my deepest sympathies to Kerstin’s family and friends. Kerstin’s beautiful smile and kind and compassionate spirit will be missed at work. Praying that God will bring comfort and peace to family, friends, and co-workers.

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  9. Ali Stanwood :

    Kerstin was such a bright light and positive spirit. Her smile lit up the whole airport. I’ll miss her hugs and her radiant energy. Sending much love and strength to the entire family to get through this time of grief. May the memories of your beautiful Kerstin help sustain you.

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  10. Diane Doucet :

    So very sorry to hear of your loss. If you or your children need any support please don’t hesitate to ask. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

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  11. Jenifer Watton :

    Kerstin, your spirit is so big…thank you for the great chats. You will be sorely missed.

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  12. Nathalie Fortier & family :

    Kerstin, I didn’t know you for very long time, but your strength and courage was unbelievable. I’ll so miss our little chitchat and texting back & forth!

    To Rich, Macy, Merric and Maxim, there is NO words anyone can say, that can heal your broken hearts right now. But always remember that there is many many people all around you that are there and ready to support all of you. Don’t be afraid to lean on them and to ask for help! We’re here for you guys!

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  13. Sandra Fernandes :

    Kerstin you will be missed by many. You touched the hearts of everyone you met.
    She always had a smile & open arms to greet anyone. She will be missed but always in our hearts. We started working about the same time & remember always a big smile & hug when we saw each other.
    To the entire family this is a very difficult & sad time. She will always be with you in your hearts & memories. Cherish that & be strong. Kerstin would be proud of all of you & she will be watching over you. People will be there for you always

    Sandra Fernandes

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  14. My condolences for your loss. Kerstin was such a beautiful human and will be missed greatly at Westjet. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

    May she rest in peace.

    Tory

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  15. Patricia Folk :

    Rich, Macy, Merric & Maxim and Wenzel family, I am deeply saddened to hear of Kerstin’s passing. My heart goes out to all of you during this difficult time. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Rest In Peace, Kerstin.

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