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WALDEN, Catherine “Kae” Grace (nee Cameron)

Posted By Obits On December 26, 2018 @ 4:36 PM In Obituary,Park Memorial Chapel | 7 Comments

 September 22, 1926 – Calgary, Alberta

December 24, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend on December 24, 2018 at the age of 92, after a brief illness.

Kae was born in Calgary and raised in Turner Valley. She met her husband Norman while attending Mount Royal College. The couple married in 1948 and farmed in the Stavely area for several years, then moved to Kamloops B.C. before returning to Alberta and settling in Calgary in 1959 to raise their family of five children. Mum loved her home of 38 years in Kingsland and made it a warm loving place for our family and friends. We had many a wonderful celebration in that home and will keep those memories close. Kae treasured her memories of her many close friends, most of whom have predeceased her. Although she had challenges such as losing her vision and mobility in her later years, she kept a keen interest in family and friends and her sense of humour never failed her. She especially loved chatting with the younger generation. Kae enjoyed a good cigarette and cherished being able to sit back and share a puff with a good smoking buddy. Her fierce loyalty to the Calgary Stampeders will be fondly remembered.

Kae is survived by her son Cam and his wife Bonnie, daughter Katherine, son Tim and his wife Jamie, daughter Peggy and her husband Steve, as well as six grandchildren, Curtis, Clayton, Logan (Jeremy), Racheal (Ahmed), Marshall and Celeste. She is also survived by her sister, Jean Ray of San Francisco and numerous nieces and nephews.

Kae was predeceased by her husband Norman, (1999) and son, Jim (1983) as well as her parents Evelyn and Fred and her brother, Jim.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W., Calgary, AB) [1] on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church (5340 – 4th Street S.W., Calgary, AB [2]) on Friday, December 28, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.  Reception to follow at Peggy’s residence (1724 – 48th Avenue S.W.)  Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

 If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the CNIB, 10 11A Street NE, Calgary, AB T2E 4Z3, Telephone: 403-266-8831 https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/the-canadian-national-institute-for-the-blind-cnib/#donate-now-pane [3] or a charity of your choice.

In living memory of Catherine Walden, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W., Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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Condolence from Bev Hamilton on December 27th, 2018 8:18 AM

My thoughts are with you and your family today..Hugs Bev..

Condolence from Anne Donaldson on December 27th, 2018 9:01 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with you all! Was so privledged to grow up beside such a wonderful woman! Always loved listening to the conversations between my Mom and her when they would have coffee, so many laughs between those two! I have a feeling they will be back at it in Heaven! RIP Mrs. Walden!❤️

Condolence from Kate Gerritsen on December 27th, 2018 9:42 AM

Sincere condolences to Kae’s family at this difficult time.

Condolence from Martha Butler on December 27th, 2018 3:59 PM

Dear Cam, Katherine, Tim and Peggy – I am so sorry for the sudden loss of your mom. I realize that you’ve all been grieving the decline in her mobility and cognition over the last year or so, yet I’m sure her death now, still came as a surprise. I met Kae several times over the last four years, and appreciated her interest in Peggy’s friends. She was also a common topic of conversation with Peggy, an important person in her’s and all of your lives, I’m sure. She will be remembered.

Condolence from Colleen & Janine Faucher on December 27th, 2018 7:37 PM

Most sincere and deep condolences. Sending prayers to all of you.

Condolence from Geeta and Tim on December 28th, 2018 5:44 PM

Dear Peggy, we are so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Wanted you to know we are thinking of you and your family.

Condolence from Marie Rhodes on January 5th, 2019 12:34 PM

Peggy and family
Sorry to hear about loss of your mom. I did enjoy her happy times at Signature Park Manor.hugs to all.

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