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GLINES, Martha Johanna

February 4, 1927 – Pincher Creek, AB

August 19, 2014 – Calgary, AB

Martha Johanna Glines passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 at the Brentwood Care Centre, Calgary, Alberta at the age of 87 years.

Born February 4th, 1927 in Pincher Creek, Alberta, Martha was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Martha married Grant Glines in Pincher Creek on October 19th, 1949. In 1956 they moved to Calgary and continued to raise their five children. When Grant retired, they moved to Parksville, BC, where they lived for several years. About two years after Grant’s passing December 15th, 2001, Martha moved to Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, where her daughter Eleanor lives. When her health began to fail, the family moved her to a care facility in Calgary.

Martha was very devoted to her family. She is lovingly survived by her children Linda (Jeff), Bonnie, Eleanor (Mitch), Janet (Rick) and Scott (Susan); her grandchildren Jennifer, Tyler, Dana, Chad, Cory and Kristin; her great-grandchildren Jocelyn, Austen, Kendra, Grant, Gwenfryn and Marcus; as well as sisters Adeline Sorge, Edna Drevenak, Dorothea Cyr, Helen Nelson and many nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, September 6th at 11:00 AM at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 893 East Ave, Pincher Creek, Alberta,

with Pastor Craig officiating; graveside service

following at 1:00 PM. Martha’s remains will be buried next to her parents in the

Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery.

Please forward condolences through


“Calgary Crematorium Chapel” (403) 299-0111

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