Elizabeth du Plessis

Obituary of Elizabeth Mary du Plessis

October 1, 1937 – Edmonton, Alberta

March 6, 2023 – Calgary, Alberta


Betty du Plessis (née Gamble), of Calgary, AB, passed away on Monday, March 6, 2023, at the age of 85 years.


Betty is survived by her children, Robyn (Beat) Kunz, Melanie (Roberto) Robles, and André (Anna) du Plessis; grandchildren, Tabea, Simeon and Nadja Kunz, Logan, Mendelle and Sebastian Robles, Joshua, Elijah and Carina du Plessis; sister Dorothy Gamble; sister-in-law Jenny Gamble; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins; and many loving friends. Betty was predeceased by her husband Morné (Duke) du Plessis, parents William and Sophie Gamble, and brother Michael Gamble.


Funeral Services will be held at Red Deer Lake United Church (West on Highway 22X past Spruce Meadows, Calgary, AB) on Saturday, March 25, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. Reception to follow at the church. Graveside service for family will take place at 3:30 p.m. Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed here.   


Memorial tributes may be made to the following causes close to Betty’s heart:


Wycliffe Bible Translators 4316-10 St. NE, Calgary, AB, T2E 6K3 1.800.463.1143 wycliffe.ca/island-sign-language


Hope Mission 4869 Hubalta Rd. SE, Calgary, AB, T2B 1T5 403.474.3237 hopemission.com


In living memory of Betty du Plessis, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, Ab t2x 3j3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.


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