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ZAGAR, Rozina (Rose)

August 10, 1934 – Trnje, Yugoslavia
July 12, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Rose Zagar of Calgary, passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at the age of 83 years.

Rose and her husband Karl immigrated to Canada in 1955 with very few possessions. They first lived in Vauxhall, Alberta, and worked hard at various jobs over the years to build their life from the ground up.

Rose’s greatest pleasures were camping, exercising and cooking. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and was always happy to see her great-grandchildren.

Rose is survived by her daughter Rose Gibbs; granddaughter Sarah (Lincoln) Jones; granddaughter, Jamie Gibbs; and great-grandchildren, Harlow, Violet, and Carter Jones. She is also survived by her sisters, Anna Hozjan and Matilda Kranjec. Rose is predeceased by her husband Karl and children Stephen and Mary.

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In living memory of Rose Zagar, 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. Glenda Roessler & Victor Bull

    Our condolences to the whole family! It is never easy to lose someone who has been a part of your life forever. Cherish the memories, good and bad, as they are an important part of who you are. It was fantastic getting to know Rose while she was in Age Care with my Dad. She will be remembered and missed. Rest in peace Rose!!

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