WOLFF, Marjorie Jean (nee Babe)
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February 8, 1932 - November 16, 2012
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Marge Wolff a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great friend on Friday November 16, 2012 at Foothills Country Hospice in Okotoks, Alberta, at the age of 80 years. Marge was born on February 8, 1932 at Seven Persons, Alberta where she grew up on the family farm. She later taught school there, and then moved to Medicine Hat. It was there that she married the love of her life, Del Wolff. Marge was a loving wife and the mother of three children. She raised her family in Calgary and later happily divided her time between Calgary, and her home away from home, Palm Springs. Marge was the definition of giving and always put the needs of others ahead of her own. She was a gracious host and loved to cook for her family and friends. She enjoyed traveling and visited Ireland, England, Paris, Rome, and the Caribbean. Marge is survived by her children Kimberly Raffin of Calgary, Shelley Wolff of Calgary and Lee Wolff of Bermuda Dunes, California. Six grandchildren: Amanda Atkinson of Edmonton, Tyler Kraft of Kelowna, Ryan Raffin of Iowa City, Iowa, Thomas Raffin of Calgary, and Zane and Nova Wolff of Bermuda Dunes, Ca. She is also survived by a sister, Karen Bell of Calgary. Marge is predeceased by her husband Del Wolff and brother Howard Babe. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 - 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email firstname.lastname@example.org. In living memory of Marjorie Wolff, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park.
Published in The Calgary Herald from Nov. 19 to Nov. 21, 2012