Elsie Lucy Bienvenue (1924 - 2017)

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September 15, 1924 - Vegreville, Alberta
December 23, 2017 - Calgary, Alberta
Elsie Bienvenue, aged 93, passed away peacefully on December 23,
2017, in Calgary, Alberta.
Elsie was born in Vegreville, Alberta on September 15, 1924
to Rose and John Mitzak. She attended school in Vegreville
with her brothers and sisters. She married Marcel Bienvenue
on July 29, 1945 in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta. They
moved and lived in several places throughout Alberta in
support of Marcel's oilfield career before settling in Calgary,
Alberta. She was a loving wife to Marcel until his passing in
1979. She never remarried.
Elsie is survived by her three children, Marcella Bienvenue,
Colleen Bienvenue and John Bienvenue and his wife Sheena, her
brother Marshall and her sister Lily; her four grand-children Michelle
Dodd and her partner David Godlien, Leesa Hendersen and her husband Martin, Marcella
Bienvenue and her husband Tim Parham, and Emily Bienvenue and her husband Myles
Gilchrist; her nine great-grandchildren Mackenzie G, Samuel, Mackenzie D, Mckinnon,
Jacob, Sophia, Stella, Vivienne and Eleanor, and her dearest friends Lena and Jerry
Mossing. She was a source of light and love to all who knew her and her wit and wisdom
will be dearly missed.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Cochrane, 369 Railway Street,
Cochrane, AB), on Monday, January 15, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow
at Queens's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly
to the St. Peter's Lutheran Church, George Fox Trail, Cochrane, AB T4C 2E6 Telephone:
(403) 932-3345, http://www.saintpeters.ca/ Condolences may be forwarded
through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Elsie Bienvenue, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek
Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Cochrane,
369 RAILWAY STREET, COCHRANE. Telephone: 403-932-4740.
Funeral Home
McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes - Cochrane Funeral Home
369 Railway Street
Cochrane, AB T4C 2E2
(403) 932-4740
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Published in The Cochrane Eagle on Jan. 11, 2018