Bonnie Mary Sheila LAING
1937 - 2016
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LAING, Bonnie Mary Sheila
Bonnie Mary Sheila Laing passed away at the Bowcrest Care Centre on Friday, November 11, 2016 at the age of 79 years. She was born in Calgary, AB in 1937, married her beloved Wyatt in 1967. Bonnie was active in the church and community. She belonged to numerous groups and was dedicated to helping others. That dedication carried her through a 26 year teaching career and into 3 terms as an MLA for Calgary Bow from 1989 – 2001. After 2001, she continued to serve her community and will be remembered for her generous spirit. Bonnie is survived and lovingly remembered by her daughter Starr Morrissey, son Wade Laing, extended family and friends in the community. She was predeceased by her husband Wyatt Laing, brother John Paul, infant son Cameron Bruce and parents John Angus and Alice Louise Paul. A Funeral Service will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL, 3220 – 4 Street N.W., Calgary, AB (across from Queen's Park Cemetery) on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 10:00 a.m., Reverend Hilde Lorenz officiating. A Visitation will be held one hour prior to service. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made directly to the Canadian Diabetes Foundation, 204, 2323 - 32 Ave N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 6Z3; Heart and Stroke Foundation, Suite 200-119 14 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6; or Parkinson's Society of Alberta 102, 5636 Burbank Crescent S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 1Z6. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family via the website FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM Telephone: 403-297-0888 Honoured Provider of Dignity Memorial

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Published in Calgary Herald from Nov. 16 to Nov. 18, 2016.
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