KEOWN, Sylvia Catherine
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May 2, 1931 – Sceptre, Saskatchewan
April 10, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta
It is with great sadness the family of Sylvia Keown announces her passing on Thursday, April 10, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer at the Agapé Hospice at the age of 82 years. Sylvia was born on the family farm in Sceptre, Saskatchewan to Hans and Katrina Jorgensen. Her greatest pleasures were getting together with family, creating her needlepoint for everyone to enjoy, and going to the casino. Sylvia is survived by her partner of 30 years, Fred MacDonald; sons, Karry (Barbara) and Stuart (Annemarie); grandchildren, Dylan, Sean, and Jillian (Tyrone); sister Helen; and niece Vonda; as well as many other nieces and nephews. Sylvia was predeceased by her husband Garry Keown; sister Daisy; and brothers, Gordon, Stanley and Herluf. A Celebration of Sylvia's Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Agapé Hospice, 1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 (Phone 403-282-6588). Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In living memory of Sylvia Keown, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park.
McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes - Chapel of the Bells
2720 Centre Street North
Calgary, AB T2E 2V6
Published in The Calgary Herald from Apr. 12 to Apr. 16, 2014