KIMMEL, Verbena "Verna" Mary

APRIL 4, 1925 -

SEPTEMBER 3, 2010

KIMMEL, Verbena "Verna" Mary - (nee Merrifield) - April 4, 1925 - September 3, 2010 - Verna Kimmel passed away on Friday, September 3, 2010 at the age of 85 years. She is survived by her daughter, Marles (Bob) and son Steve (Terri), as well as seven grandchildren: Tammie (Marcus), Kevin (Bonny), Shelley (Denis), David, Colleen, Greg (Christa) and John (Breanna); and seven great-grandchildren. Verna is predeceased by her parents Henry and Margaret, brother George, and daughter Lucille. Born a farm girl from Acme, AB, she was a lifelong teacher and caregiver of children. She was a loving and adventurous person who loved flowers, camping, landscape painting, arts and crafts, western movies and outings of any kind. She was known to many as Grandma. She made friends easily and enjoyed their company. She will be sadly missed by all. Relatives and friends are invited to honour her life at Pierson's Forest Lawn Chapel (4121 - 17 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB) on Friday, September 10, 2010 at 2:30 pm. As Verna was an avid gardener and lover of flowers, if friends so desire, flowers may be sent directly to Pierson's Forest Lawn Chapel. Messages of condolences may be forewarded to the family at www.peirson.ca Arrangements are in care of Pierson's Funeral Service. Telephone 403-235-3602.