MILES, Doris (Dot) Gloria
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July 7, 1927 - November 14, 2012
Doris (Dot) Gloria Miles of Bragg Creek, Alberta died peacefully on November 14, 2012 at Agapé Hospice in Calgary at the age of 85. Dot was born July 7, 1927 at Ogema, Saskatchewan where she grew up on the family farm and attended school. She later attended secreterial college and worked in Regina where she met and married the love of her life David Austin Miles on October 6, 1951. Together they shared Dave's many career moves in Alberta, Houston, Texas, and San Francisco, California with kids-in-tow before returning to Canada and settling in Bragg Creek to feed the birds and care for horses, gardens and grandchildren. Dot was a gentle soul and doted on her husband, family and friends. She is lovingly remembered for her grace and dignity by her children Kurt, Wendy (Ken), Jack and Patrick (Kerrie), and her adoring grandchildren Lindsay, Brendan (Paula), Kate, Elise (Devin) and Megan. Dot is survived by her brother Ivan and sister Genevieve and is predeceased by her parents Dina and Waldemar, her sisters Del and Kay, and her devoted husband David. Memorial Services will be held in the Chapel at Eden Brook Funeral Home (corner of 17 Avenue S.W. and Lower Springbank Road) on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes can be made directly either to the Children's Wish Foundation of Canada (www.childrenswish.ca. Telephone 1-800-700-4437) or to the Salvation Army (Alberta & Northern Territories) (Telephone 1-800-Sal-Army, www.ab.salvationarmy.ca). Condolences may be forwarded to the family by visiting www.edenbrookcemetery.ca. Arrangements entrusted to EDEN BROOK FUNERAL HOME and RECEPTION CENTRE, 24223 Township Road 242, Calgary, AB (17 Avenue S.W. and Lower Springbank Road).
Published in The Calgary Herald from Nov. 17 to Nov. 20, 2012