Arnolda Van Engelen

Obituary of Arnolda Maria Josephina Van Engelen

March 19, 1926 – Vlijmen, Netherlands

March 24, 2023 - Calgary, Alberta


Arnolda “Nolda” Van Engelen of Calgary, AB, passed away on Friday, March 24, 2023, at the age of 97 years.


Nolda was born in Vlijmen, North Brabant, Netherlands on March 19, 1926 and immigrated to Canada in 1953. She was a member of the Women’s Auxiliary in High River, AB. As well as a long-standing member of the CWL (Catholic Women’s League) of Calgary, AB.


Arnolda is survived by her two daughters, Johanna (Scott Ross) Van Engelen, and Marilyn (Darren) Loewen; three sons, Leo Van Engelen, John (Cori) Van Engelen, Barry (Cathy) Van Engelen, all of Calgary, AB; nine grandchildren, Stacey Hunter (Larry), Corey (Celestine) Van Engelen, Chelsea (Josh) Taylor, Katelynn Van Engelen (Daniel), Courtney Van Engelen, Kyle Van Engelen (Gabrielle), Shelby Van Engelen (Weston), Ryan Loewen (Meagan), and Tyson Loewen (Emma); seven great-grandchildren, Rori Hunter (Tyson), Makayla Hunter, Jacob Taylor, Aiden Taylor, Emilia Van Engelen, Dezi Van Engelen, and Nora Van Engelen; and extended family members Jeff and Lil.


Nolda was predeceased by her husband Cornelius Van Engelen,
brothers, Toon Klerx, Kees Klerx, her twin brother Cornelius Klerx; Sisters Marie Klerx, Lena Peijnenborgh, Sjaan Boom, Ann de Vaan, Helena Klerx; and parents, Johanna and Johannes Klerx. 


Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, AB) on Monday, May 1, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. with a reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home. Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed here.


In living memory of Arnolda Van Engelen, 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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Celebration of Life

2:00 pm
Monday, May 1, 2023
Fish Creek Funeral Home
14441 Bannister Road SE
Calgary , Alberta, Canada
(403) 256-9575
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