September 7, 1929 – Jackfish Lake, Saskatchewan
September 7, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta
Claire Nickless of Calgary, passed away on Friday, September 7, 2018 at the age of 89 years after a long battle with cancer.
She was born in Jackfish Lake, SK to Albina and Arthur Lavigne and was part of a large loving family of thirteen siblings, of who she loved equally and undeniably.
Claire is survived by her three daughters and sons-in-law, Elaine and Art Garrett, Marilyn and Ray Cote and Fay and David Laing; son Robert Heeb; eight grandchildren, Tammy Garrett, Robert Garrett (Janis), Sheldon Cote (Rhonda), Brennon Cote (Danielle),
Clayton Hickey (Wieske), Jason (Kyle) Heeb (Katherine), Jake Heeb and Michelle Makus; Claire had fourteen great-grandchildren that played a great and loving role in her life.
Claire was predeceased by her son Edward Ludwig Heeb; her first husband William Ludwig Heeb; and second husband Douglas Nickless.
Family was the most important part of her life.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB) on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Reception to follow at the funeral home. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, www.canadiancancersociety.ca. or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
In living memory of Claire Nickless, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences