Posted: January 18th, 2013

It is with sadness in our hearts and tears in our eyes that we announce the passing of Nonee.
Nonee was born March 9, 1946 in Pincher Creek, AB and passed away quietly January 14, 2013 in Pincher Creek, AB, surrounded by love.
Nonee was a courageous soul that endured every hardship with grace and strength. Nonee is survived by her loving husband of 46 years Bob, her daughters, Wendi (Henry) McCarthy, Heather (Craig) Gallant and daughter-in-law Kim (Wylie) Orser, brothers Ted (Betty) Whipple and Perry (Bernice) Whipple and her sister Sara Lynn Prout. She also had 8 treasured grandchildren, Davis, Anna, Beth and Emmett McCarthy, Lane and Jacey Bonertz and Reid and Cole Gallant. Nonee will happily be reunited in Heaven with her son Glen, her daughter Tammy, her parents Norm and Edith Whipple and her sisters Valerie and Marjorie.
Nonee knew how to raise a family, run a farm and host a party and she did them all with joy and light which were contagious. She believed that friends are the family you choose, and these friends meant the world to her. She was known for her constant beautiful smile, her heart-warming hugs, her inner strength and her loving nature. She was a hard worker, always there to lend a helping hand and completely devoted to those she loved. She was a woman like no other and she touched the lives of many.
Nonee, thank you for sharing your life with us. What a gift you were, and our lives are better for having known you. You will be loved and missed until the end of time.
Special thanks to the wonderful staff at the Foothills hospital and Pincher Creek hospital, also to Dennis and his staff for their help and guidance. Also thank you to Father Tim, Father Rudy, Rosalie and all of St. Michael’s Church.
A Prayer Service will be held at 7:00 P.M., on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at ST. MICHAEL’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 958 Christie Ave., Pincher Creek, AB.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 A.M., on Friday, January 18, 2013, at ST. MICHAEL’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 958 Christie Ave., Pincher Creek, AB., with Father Tim Boyle, Celebrant. Inurnment to follow at St. Henry’s Cemetery
Memorial Donations may be made in Nonee’s memory to the Alberta Farm Safety Centre, Box 291, Raymond, AB T0K 2S0 Or S.T.A.R.S, Box 570, 1441 Aviation Park NE, Calgary, AB T2E 8M7
Eden’s Funeral Home and Crematorium
966 Elm Street
Pincher Creek, AB
Phone: 403-627-3131

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  1. Eddie Kiffiak says:

    Aunty Nonee,
    Thank you for your kindness, I only wish I had gotten to know you better as an adult and been able to spend more time with you and uncle Bob. You will be missed, but we will surely meet again.

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