Wilma Larsen

Obituary of Wilma Larsen

June 6, 1927 – Accrington, Lancashire, England

June 10, 2022 - Calgary, Alberta


Wilma Larsen passed away on Friday, June 10, 2022 at the age of 95 years.


Wilma was born in Accrington, Lancashire, England on June 6, 1927 and immigrated to Canada in 1951. She became a citizen of Canada on April 10, 1958.


Wilma married Clarence on March 24, 1951. She was a member of the Glendale Women’s Institute and the UCW. Wilma attended Airdrie United Church and later Foothills United Church. For many years, she volunteered at the garage and clothing sales at the Foothills United Church.


Wilma loved to knit and sew and every year, she would enter the Bearspaw & District Fair with her beautiful sewing and delicious jams and jellies. She enjoyed singing – Wilma had an amazingly powerful voice. Wilma also loved to travel.


Wilma is survived by her children, Elaine (Philip), Gary (Karen), Peter (Jenny), and Glenn; grandchildren, David (Jessica), Nancy (Tommy), Kevin (Mandy), and Erik; and great-grandchildren, Shannon, Alexander, Brooke, Wyatt, Lucas, and Matthew.


Wilma was predeceased by her husband Clarence; and granddaughters, Kristina and Dayna.


Memorial Services will be held at Foothills United Church (3803 – 69th Street N.W., Calgary, AB) on Friday, June 17, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences, memories, and photos can also be shared and viewed here. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Wilma’s honour may be made directly to the charity of the donor’s choice.


In living memory of Wilma Larsen, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle NW, Calgary, AB T3G 2T3, Telephone: 403-241-0044.


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Memorial Service

2:30 pm
Friday, June 17, 2022
Foothills United Church
3803 – 69th Street N.W
Calgary , Alberta, Canada
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