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Von Hollen, Ethel (Gwen) Gwendolin
June 20, 1931 - December 9, 2017
Service:Saturday, December 16, 2017
2:00 pm
Throughout her married life, Immanuel Lutheran Church Rocky Mountain House has been the church family and home of Gusty and Gwen and so a funeral service will be held for her there on Saturday December 16 at 2:00 PM.
Notice:   In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Gwen’s name to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Rocky Mtn. House, Alberta.

Obituary

Ethel Gwendolin Georgina von Hollen (Gwen)

Gwen von Hollen passed away Dec. 9 2017 at the Rimbey Care Centre after suffering the cruel indignities of Alzheimer’s for over six years.
Gwen was born to George and Gladys Johnson of Butte, Alberta on June 20, 1931. She was the fourth daughter of six as well as four older step sisters meaning a family of ten children, all girls!
On Oct. 10, 1949, she married Gusty von Hollen of Alhambra. Together they had and raised three children, David, Audrey and Karen on a farm four miles south of the Alhambra corner.
Gwen loved her extensive gardens, both vegetable and flower, and diligently worked long and hard alongside Gusty.
Softball and curling were her favorite sports both as a participant and enthusiastic fan.
Gwen was predecease by Gusty in 2011 and leaves to mourn children; David von Hollen, Audrey (Ray) Bott, and Karen von Hollen (Dean Garrett), as well as Grandchildren; John (Corinne) Bott, Susan (Mickey) Dietz, Donald (Melissa) von Hollen, Heidi von Hollen, Michael Garrett and Ross Garrett as well as nine great grandchildren. She is also survived by three sisters, Betty Stainbrook, Edith (Percy) Knapp, Shirley Tomalty, and one sister in law Jean von Hollen, as well as countless nieces and nephews.
Throughout her married life, Immanuel Lutheran Church Rocky Mountain House has been the church family and home of Gusty and Gwen and so a funeral service will be held for her there on Saturday December 16 at 2:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Gwen’s name to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Rocky Mtn. House, Alberta.
Rocky and Sylvan Lake Funeral Homes and Crematorium, your Golden Rule Funeral Homes, entrusted with the arrangements. 403-845-2626

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