Pauline Riise

Obituary of Pauline Ann Sandra Riise

RIISE, Pauline Ann Sandra (nee Saville)

September 25, 1939 – Toronto, Ontario

March 16, 2024 – Calgary, Alberta


Pauline Riise (nee Saville), beloved wife of Al Riise, of Calgary, AB, passed away at Bethany Care Centre of dementia on Saturday, March 16, 2024, at the age of 84 years.


Pauline was born in Toronto, ON, in 1939. Throughout her life, she shared profound love and companionship with her dear husband, Al. Their journey together began in Port Credit, ON, where they exchanged vows and embarked on a life of shared dreams and enduring devotion. In 1968, they made their home in Calgary, AB, where they both contributed their professional talents to AGT, now Telus.


Pauline is survived by her loving husband Al, her brother-in-law Arnie Riise (Shirley) of Saskatoon, SK, niece Heather Hunder (Brock, Everly, and Myles) of Calgary, AB, and niece, Janis Riise of Nanaimo, BC. She is also survived by cousins, Joy and Dennis Stewart and family, David and Irene Weiseth and family, Conrad and Evelyn Riise and family, Janet Barkley and family, Nelson Riise and family, Cindy and Cecil Yost, Elsie Monahan, and Laura; as well as cousins Gail, Paul, Barbara, and Linda from Ontario.


Pauline’s family would like to extend an invitation to family and friends to join them for the sharing of memories, stories, tributes, and refreshments at McInnis & Holloway (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street N, Calgary, AB T2E 2V6) on Saturday, April 27, 2024, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., with Arnie Riise to preside.


If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made in memory of Pauline Riise directly to the Canadian Wildlife Federation (350 Michael Cowpland Dr, Kanata, ON K2M 2W1)


In living memory of Pauline Riise, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-276-2296.



2:00 pm
Saturday, April 27, 2024
Chapel of the Bells
2720 Centre St N
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
(403) 276-2296
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