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RANKIN, Alice Mary

January 5, 1931 – Huxley, Alberta
December 29, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Alice Mary Rankin passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at the age of 87 years.

Alice was a very kind and compassionate woman. She loved to travel, take pictures and share her adventures. Alice loved watching baseball, especially the World Series and the Toronto Blue Jays was her favourite team. She was always so appreciative and showed this through her volunteer work at the Heart and Stroke Foundation for several years. Alice had many friends and loved having them over for a meal, coffee or a glass of wine!

Alice is survived by her children, Terry, Janice (Jack), and Brad (Teresa); grandchildren, Dustin, Kelsey, and Kurtis; great-grandson Lochlan; brother Leonard (Betty); nieces and nephews, Diana (Willis), Barry (Linda), Sandy and Randy; and many extended family and friends.

She was predeceased by her parents, John and Mary Poffenroth; as well as her sister and brother-in-law, Stella and Fred Koch.

We will all remember that Jack would always say goodbye with: “See ya later alligator.”, Alice never failed to respond with, “In a while crocodile!” We are all so very thankful to have had her in our lives. She will be dearly missed.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB) on Monday, January 7, 2019 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. We would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to the wonderful staff at Hillcrest Extendicare who loved and cared for our mom, words cannot express our gratitude.

In living memory of Alice Rankin, 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: 403-243-8200.

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  1. We were so sad to hear of Alice’s passing. Our deepest sympathy & understanding is sent to all of your family. We will all miss her. With love from diane & lloyd silljer

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  2. Brad, so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother, she will always be your guardian angel, sending my thoughts & prayers.

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  3. Brenda (Poluck) Dalrymple

    We send our Deepest Heartfelt sympathy to all of Alice’s Family. She was a dear friend for many years at work and afterwards. She was one of my many extra Moms at work. She was such a truly lovely lady; who will be missed by all. We send our love and hugs. Sadly we will not be there for you at this time, always in our hearts, thoughts and prayers. Brenda & Bryan Dalrymple; Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

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  4. Larry and Sandra

    Sad to hear of Alice passing We only met her a few times at family gatherings but remember her as a wonderful person , Sandra ad Larry Denisuk ( Harrison Hot Springs BC

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