Obituary of Irene Evelyn ANDERSON
July 27, 1927 – Edmonton, Alberta September 12, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta Irene Anderson of Delacour, AB, passed away on September 12, 2017 at the age of 90 years. Irene was born in Edmonton, and obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree at the University of Alberta, where she first met Harold. Irene and Harold were married in 1950 and moved to the family farm at Delacour shortly after. She was a loving and devoted wife, and mother of four boys. She enjoyed gardening, and maintained a large garden for over sixty years. Irene also enjoyed all kinds of crafts, particularly wheat weaving. Irene and Harold enjoyed traveling the world and hosting family and friends at the farm. She was very involved in the Delacour and Kathyrn communities. Irene is survived by her children, David (Carol) Anderson of Foothills, Ken (Ronna) Anderson of Delacour, and Doug Anderson (Rita Osis) of Delacour; grandchildren, Meghan Anderson of Calgary, Leigh Anderson of Foothills, and Kendra, Kaylee and Ryan Anderson of Delacour. She was predeceased by her husband Harold in 2016 and her son Gordon in 1974. As per Irene’s wishes, a private family service will be held at a later date. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Dulcina Hospice, 110 Evanspark Manor N.W., Calgary, Alberta T3P 0N4, Telephone: 587-230-5500. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In living memory of Irene, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB Telephone: 403-256-9575.