Mary GRAHAM

GRAHAM Mary Olive 1913 – 2007 Olive Graham, loving Mother of Donna McKee of Red Deer and Dennis Graham of Sidney, BC passed away peacefully at the Red Deer Regional Hospital on Tuesday, January 9, 2007 at the age of 93 years. Olive was born on June 20, 1913 at Prelate SK. She moved, with her family to the Pennant SK area where she later met and married Ray Graham in 1934 and raised her family. Ray and Olive moved to Calgary in 1961 and over the next ten years owned and operated Kilmorey Lodge in Waterton Lakes National Park. Following a stroke in 1994 Olive moved to Red Deer. A strong, thoughtful, independent spirit, Olive lived her life with a passion for helping others and always did far more than her share when it came to family, friends and volunteer endeavors. She was active in her church and community throughout her life and remained a member of the Order of the Eastern Star until her passing. Olive was predeceased by her husband Ray in 1991 and her son-in-law Gordon McKee in 2003 as well as all seven of her brothers and sisters. She will be very sadly missed and forever remembered by: her daughter Donna McKee and son Dennis Graham (Kay); grandchildren, Margo, Scott (Barb), Colleen (Maurice), Bradley and Kelly; great-grandchildren, Ryan, Madison and Coleman. A Celebration of Olive's Life will be held at Sunnybrook United Church (12 Stanton Street, Red Deer, AB) on Saturday, January 20, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. Private Inurnment will be held at Mountain View Memorial Gardens in Calgary at a later date. If desired, a memorial donation in Olive's name may be make directly to the Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation (101, 5208 – 53 Avenue Red Deer, AB, T4N 0B8). Or to Sunnybrook United Church (12 Stanton Street Red Deer, AB, T4N 0B8). Condolences may be forwarded to the family at: mountainview@ arbormemorial.com subject heading: Olive Graham Arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME AND CEMETERY. Telephone (403) 272 – 5555.