ENGEN, Violet

Posted: January 26th, 2017


VIOLET MAY ENGEN passed away at Lethbridge on Thursday, January 19th, 2017, after a valiant effort for life.

May was predeceased by her son, Darcy Engen, her first husband, Victor Engen, her partner of 30 plus years, Clayton Clarkson, her sister, Agnes Erickson (March 24, 2007).

May is survived by her son, Bradley (Linda) Engen of Calgary, as well as Clayton’s children Lionel, Bill, Darrell and Ken Clarkson; one sister, Margaret (Ted) Ziegler of Olds, Albert, grandchildren Joshua, Alicia and Cory; one great-grandchild, Jackson. May is also survived by her nieces, nephews, and by her best friend, June Hood.

May was a beloved mother, grandmother and friend to many people. She was a compassionate, thoughtful and honorable woman who loved her family. Her quiet courage, strength of spirit, creativity and sense of humor will be carried on by those who knew and loved her.

Cremation has taken place. A private interment will be held at a later date.

In memory of May, contributions can be made to the Royal Canadian Legion, 324 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 3L7.

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