McCRACKEN Irene (nee Boyd) passed away in Lacombe, AB on Monday, December 1, 2008 at the age of 87 years. Predeceased by her parents Clyde and Audrey Boyd; first husband Sam McAllister; second husband Wes McCracken; two brothers Ivan Foster and George Foster; infant great granddaughter Amanda Beebe; Irene is survived by her two daughters Ellen (Bob) Beebe of Hughenden, AB, Sandra (Dan) Engel of Leduc, AB; son Gary (Wendy) McAllister of Pincher Creek, AB; grandchildren Wade (Lynette) McAllister, Mark (Robin) McAllister, Rockie (Kathy) Beebe, Colleen (Barry) Spady, Barkley (Cheryl) Beebe, Shane Michelau, and Tannis (Ryan) Chappell; great grandchildren Dolan, Rylan, Wyatt, Cash, Kelcey, Ryan, Bobbi, Marc, Dillan, Courtney, Tyce and Trace; brother Wayne (Pat) Boyd; sister Delorce Price; sisters in law Margie Dumbville, Joan Cornelssen, Alice Nelson and Nancy McAllister; numerous nieces, nephews and other family and a host of friends. Funeral services and interment will be held in the Peace Cemetery, Devon, AB on Saturday, December 6, 2008 at 1:30 P.M. Should friends desire memorial tributes may be made in Irene's memory to the Alberta Heart and Stroke Foundation. PARKVIEW FUNERAL CHAPELS & CREMATORIUM of Coronation, AB. are entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements. For further information please contact Dean Ross at 1-888-882-3141.

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