McKIBBIN, Shirley Irene (Magee)

Shirley Mckinnon

Shirley Irene (Magee) McKibbin was born February 14, 1926 and passed away quietly on May 24, 2018 at the age of 92 years. Shirley was born and raised in Stettler and she started teaching school at the age of 17 years. She married Don McKibbin July 21, 1951. They farmed and she taught school in Three Hills until her retirement. Shirley was a beautiful seamstress and she also enjoyed many crafts - including the art of weaving on her loom. After Don’s passing, Shirley moved into Three Hills. She also purchased a cabin at Buffalo Lake where she enjoyed many summers in the area where she grew up. In later years, Shirley moved to the Golden Hills Lodge where she loved the companionship, fun and the extra care needed. She later moved to Westview Lodge in Linden, and then to Stettler to her old home town. Shirley passed away at Points West Lodge. Shirley was predeceased by her husband Don in 1992, sister and brother-in-law Pauline and Frank Avery, sister Kathleen Hart, brothers and sisters-in-law Don and Marion Magee and Larry and Doris Magee and in-laws Mabel and Albert Parker, Margaret and Oscar Arvidson and Kay and Len Brookwell. She is survived by brother-in-law Vince Hart, as well as several nieces and nephews and many great nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Knox United Church, Three Hills with Rev. Jan Richardson officiating. Kneehill Funeral Services entrusted with arrangements 403-443-5111.