Fern Elizabeth Sutherland

February 26, 1938 - Elkhorn, Manitoba

May 10, 2022 - Calgary, Alberta


Fern Sutherland of Calgary, AB, passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at the age of 84 years.


Fern was born in Elkhorn, MB and – after stops in Winnipeg and northern Ontario – settled in her forever home in Calgary with husband Fred and son Rob in 1970.


Fern is survived by her son Rob (Cristie) Sutherland; grandsons, Grant and Ryan; her brother Murray Soder of Oliver, BC, and many nieces and nephews. Fern was predeceased by her husband and best friend Fred Sutherland; her brothers, Robert, Gil, and Mil Soder; and her two sisters, Grace Pearn and Alice Stitt. 


Throughout her life, she enjoyed her passions of travel, her garden, family, and her network of friends.


A Celebration of Fern’s Life will be held in the coming weeks at one of her favourite restaurants. Condolences, memories, and photos can also be shared and viewed here.


In living memory of Fern Sutherland, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.