HAAKMAN 1956 – 2007 Helen Haakman, beloved wife of Jack of Red Deer, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, February 23, 2007 at the Mariners Hospital, Florida Keys at the age of 50 years. Helen was born on July 13, 1956 in Toronto, Ontario. She will be very sadly missed but lovingly remembered and forever cherished in the hearts of her family and many friends. Helen leaves to mourn her loss, her loving husband, Jack, her daughter, Jennifer (Wayne) Foote, her three sons, James (Jocelyn) Haakman, Andrew and Aaron all of Red Deer and her cherished grandchild, Kayden Foote. She is also survived by her sister, Cathy (Steve) Dover of Ottawa, Ontario. Helen was predeceased by her parents, Jim and Katie Wylie and her mother-in-law, Elizabeth Haakman. "God didn't promise Days without pain, Laughter without sorrow, Sun without rain. But he did promise Strength for the day, Comfort for the tears, And light for the day". Relatives and friends are invited to come and pay their respects at Eventide Funeral Chapel on Thursday, March 1, 2007 between the hours of 6 to 8:00 p.m. Prayers will also be held at Eventide Funeral Chapel, Thursday, March 1, 2007 at 8:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 5508-48A Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta on Friday, March 2, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. Donations in Helen's honour may be made by visiting www.doctorswithoutborders.org or www.worldvision.ca. Condolences may be forwarded to the family at www.eventidefuneralchapels.com Service and Cremation Providers: EVENTIDE FUNERAL CHAPELS 4820-45th Street, Red Deer. Phone 347-2222. "DOWNTOWN RED DEER"

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