KLIPPERT, "Dolly" Elizabeth Margaret
Dolly passed away peacefully at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary, AB on Friday, March 21, 2014 at the age of 96 years. Dolly was born in Northern Ireland and relocated to England serving as a nursing aide during WWII where she met her future husband Alvin Klippert, a member of the Canadian Armed Forces serving in England. She joined "Al" in Calgary as a war bride in late 1946 where she resided until her passing. Dolly was a homemaker who volunteered for a number of causes including Meals on Wheels, various seniors and church programs as well as other interests. She is survived by her sons Ronald (Colette Dufour) and Barry (Jean Faulkner); son-in-law Ron Rayburn as well as grandsons Dylan and Adam Rayburn, Marc, Drew and Kevin Klippert. She will also be remembered by long-term friends Lucille McTaggart and her first friend in Canada, Audrey Jenkin, who greeted her at the train station in 1946. Dolly was predeceased by her husband Alvin in 1988 and sadly by her daughter Patricia in 1996. Visitation were held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., Calgary (across from Queen's Park Cemetery) on Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at Holy Cross Anglican Church, 2828 - 19 Street N.W., Calgary on Friday, March 28, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made directly to a charity of one's choice. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family via the website www.fostersgardenchapel.ca. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIUM. Telephone: 403-297-0888. Honoured Provider of Dignity Memorial.
Published in The Calgary Herald from Mar. 25 to Mar. 28, 2014