Helen Keir

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The family of Helen Keir (nee Mayhew) of Barrhead are deeply saddened to announce her passing March 14, 2017, at 96 years of age. Helen was born and raised in Coronation, AB, the youngest of eight children. While studying nursing at Edmonton General, she met and married Bill Keir. After a short time in Calgary, they moved to Barrhead in 1945 where they raised their four children. She is survived by her children; Suzanne (Howard) Janzen, Cathy (David) Boyd, Pamela (Rick) Benwick and Arthur (DeeDee Mast) Keir, seven grandchildren; Jay and Scott Janzen, David, James and Kevin Demeester and Jordan and Aura Benwick and nine great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Dr. William Keir. Special thanks to John and Hennie Mast, Ken and Marie Wold, Margaret Wimmer and Edie Proft for their friendly help. Thank you also to Dr. Krantz and the staff at both Barrhead Hospital and Shepherds Care for their attentive care. Memorial Service was held on Friday, March 17, 2017, at 2 p.m. from the Barrhead United Church, Barrhead, AB. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Keir Care Centre or the charity of choice. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family by visiting www.rosegardenchapel.com. Rose Garden Chapel, Barrhead, AB 780 674-4644
Published in The Barrhead Leader on Mar. 21, 2017
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5326-48 Street | Barrhead, AB T7N1A1 | (780) 674-4644
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