McARTHUR, Anne

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ANNE McARTHUR - 1921-2011 - Anne McArthur, beloved wife of the late John McArthur of Trochu, Alberta, passed away on May 10, 2011 at the age of 90 years.  Anne was born on March 6, 1921 in Smoky Lake, Alberta as the middle of 13 children.  She was predeceased by her husband John in 1984. Anne married John McArthur on July 6, 1951.  She helped on the farm ever after.  Anne enjoyed gardening and she won several awards for her beautiful arrangements and yard.  She also liked sports and was involved in curling, golfing, softball, hockey and was an Alberta Horseshoe Champion in Horseshoes. Anne is survived by her son Henry of Trochu, daughter Gailanne (George) Cambridge of Minstrel Island, BC, granddaughter Melissa (Darren) Pearson, great-granddaughter Signe Pearson of Grande Prairie, granddaughter Christine Cambridge of Peace River and step-granddaughter Crystal Galay of Red Deer. Anne is also survived by her brother John Witwicki of Edmonton. Funeral services were held on Friday May 13, 2011 at 2:00 pm at St. Paul's United Church, Trochu, Alberta. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Alberta Lung Association. Condolences may be sent to prairiewindsfuneralhome@gmail.com Arrangements entrusted to Prairie Winds Funeral Home, Trochu, AB (403)442-2200.