Posted: April 27th, 2020

1948 ~ 2020

Ann Shilka passed away unexpectedly at her home in Redcliff, Alberta on Friday, April 17, 2020, at the age of 71. Ann was born on May 19, 1948, in Fairview Alberta. She was married on June 28, 1969, to Les Shilka. Her life as a wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend was always her first priority. She enjoyed her hobbies of horse riding, reading, puzzle books and of course the activities of her children and grandchildren. She always enjoyed her menagerie of pets, horses, dogs, cats, goats, and donkeys. Ann leaves to cherish her memory: husband, Les Shilka; son, Kenton Shilka and her daughter, Gloria Shilka; granddaughters, Trinity Shilka and Shay-Ann and Tristen Rangen; brother, Dennis McLeod; sisters, Nancy McLeod and Joan Retzler along with her numerous and loving relatives and friends. Ann was predeceased by her parents, Rod and Margaret McLeod; father-in-law, Barry and mother-in-law Ellen Shilka. A celebration of life will occur at a later date. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ann may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 119 – 14 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1Z6. Honoured to serve the family is

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