CROSS, Allene Isabel
1934 - 2013
It is with overwhelming sadness that we announce the passing of our mother Allene. Predeceased by her husband Ron in March of this year, mom found life without him too much to bare and died of a broken heart. Daughter of Al and Betty Wilson of Gleichen, Alberta, mom and her brothers Doug and Ken enjoyed early life in Gleichen. There she met and married dad and they moved to Calgary. A resident of the Okotoks area for over forty years, mom was a life member of the Millarville Agricultural Society and Canadian Hereford Association. After dad passed away, mom moved from the farm to the loving family at Ridge Stone Lodge in Black Diamond. Thank you Roy and staff. Also, thank you to Dr. Dowdall for all your kindness. Forever remembered by her children, Terry (Wally), Cathy (Dave), Gary and Tracy; grandchildren, Craig (Jill), Serena (Daniel), David (Tammy), Sean, Chelsey (Matt), Sydney (Nick), Ron and Peter; great- grandchildren, Pol, Reece, Ryder, Caitlyn, Ethan, Abigail, Liam, Logan, Frank, Harper, Karlin; brothers, Ken (Eleanor), Doug (Sophie); sister-in-law, Shirley and brother- in-law Ralph. Also many, many cousins, nieces and nephews. Mom and dad will be laid to rest together in Gleichen, Alberta. By request no Funeral Service will be held. A celebration of Mom and Dad's lives will be held in the spring.. Calving Time. In memory of Allene, donations may be made to the Millarville Agricultural Society (Box 68, Millarville, Alberta, T0L 1K0). Arrangements in care of SNODGRASS FUNERAL HOME LTD. Okotoks, Telephone 403-938-3111. To email condolences please visit www.snodgrassfuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Calgary Herald from Oct. 11 to Oct. 12, 2013