ESLINGER, Molly (nee Borgardt)
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February 21, 1926 - November 7, 2012
Molly Eslinger of Calgary passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at the age of 86 years. Molly was born in Dammholm, Germany and immigrated to Canada as an infant in 1927. She was raised and educated in Beiseker and moved to Calgary after finishing her schooling. Molly and John were one of the founding members of Centre Street Church. Molly is survived by two sons, Allen and Bob and his companion Diana; three sisters and a brother-in-law, Clara Tetz, Mary Tetz and Freida and Helmut Boettcher; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Henry and Gertie Borgardt and Alex and Helga Borgardt; and her nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband of sixty-five years John and her sister Emily. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Sunday, November 11, 2012 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at Centre Street Church "Central Campus" (3900 - 2 Street N.E.) on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 - 14 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 (Telephone 403-264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca). We wish to thank Dr. Evans and staff at the Santuari Hospice at the Peter Lougheed Hospital for their wonderful care shown to Molly. In living memory of Molly Eslinger, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane.
Published in The Calgary Herald from Nov. 9 to Nov. 10, 2012