NELSON, Garnette W. (McCready)
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July 23, 1932 - March 1, 2013
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Garnette on March 1, 2013 at Calgary, after a courageous ten year battle with Sjögren's Syndrome. Garnette was born to Kennedy and Elizabeth McCready July 23, 1932 at Calgary, Alberta. She is lovingly remembered by her husband, Raymond; her son, Wayne (Laurel); daughters, Linda and Heather Nelson (John Percival); grandsons, Aren Nelson (Cassie), Rori Percival (Jill) and Kelton Percival; great- grandsons, Kaelan and Logan Nelson; aunt, Kathleen Wilcox and several cousins. Garnette and Ray were married for 58 years. Garnette lived her life for love of family and friends; gentle, quiet and loving. She was a 60 year member of Mizpah Chapter No. 6, and more recently a member of Friendship Chapter 125, Grand Chapter of Alberta Order of the Eastern Star. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers or gifts, a donation in Garnette's memory may be made directly to the Sjögren's Society of Canada, 32 Oneida Drive, Brantford, Ontario N3S 0A8 (http://sjogrenscanada.org/). To forward condolences, please visit: www.mountainviewmemorial.ca. Arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW MEMORIAL GARDENS, FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORIUM, 1605 - 100 Street S.E., Calgary, AB. Telephone: 403-272-5555.
Published in The Calgary Herald from Mar. 5 to Mar. 8, 2013