BOLINGER, Margaret Elizabeth “Betty”

November 4, 1922 - January 7, 2017 - Betty Bolinger passed away January 7, 2017 at the Prince of Peace Manor near Calgary at the age of 94 years. She was born at Ghost Pine Creek near Three Hills, Alberta on November 4, 1922 to parents Walter and Bessie Ticknor. Betty spent her early years on the family farm where she developed a lifelong love of nature, birds and animals. After graduating from Crescent Heights High School in Calgary, Betty attended Hepburn Business College excelling in calligr

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KOWALCZYK, John

John passed away peacefully on January 5, 2017 at age 92. He was born in Poland in 1924 to Stanislaw and Stanislawa Kowalczyk and grew up on a farm. At age fourteen, before WW2, John was taken prisoner to work as a farm laborer. He escaped to England during the war and, at the end of the war, chose to come to Canada. After working on a farm in Saskatchewan, John joined the CNR where he worked for the railroad for the next forty years. He married Annabelle and they enjoyed sixty-six years of lif

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BROWN, Joan

1925-2016 - It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Joan Brown on December 22, 2016 at the age of 91 years with her loving family at her side. Joan was born on July 13th, 1925 in Harrogate, England. Joan met Jack in London, England during WW11 and married on March 20, 1945. Their first daughter Shirley was born in England. In June 1946, Joan and Shirley boarded the Queen Mary and sailed to Pier 21 at Halifax, N.S. Then took the train to Calgary to meet Jack. Joan spent most of h

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TIPP, Olive Louise

It is with sadness but peace that we announce the passing of Olive Louise (nee Erb) Tipp on December 11, 2016. Olive was born in Toronto on January 24, 1929 to Dr. and Mrs. Isaac Erb. At a young age, she accepted the Lord Jesus as her personal Saviour and loved and served Him faithfully throughout her life. She graduated with a nursing degree from the University of Toronto in 1952 and her wonderful nursing class-mates became life-long friends. In 1955, she married her brother’s best frien

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