SWANBERG, Lorna Irene February 19, 1935 - Calgary, Alberta October 14, 2016 - Calgary, Alberta Lorna Swanberg of Calgary, beloved wife of Frank for 61 years, passed away peacefully, October 14, 2016 at the Rosedale Hospice, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Lorna was born in Calgary and lived here most of her life with the exception of seven years in Guelph (1988 to 1995). She was a dynamic individual, who loved life. She was an avid curler, bridge player and loved music, having many friends and associates who will remember her fondly. Lorna was an original majorette with the Calgary Stampeders Football team participating in the 1949 Grey Cup in Toronto. She was actively involved in her local community groups and supported her children in their activities. Lorna is lovingly remembered by her children, Rolf, Patti LaPorte (Dave), Chris (Doris) and Frank (Dawn), 9 grandchildren and 4 great- grandchildren. The family wishes to acknowledge the compassionate care and support provided to Lorna, by the amazing staff and volunteers of the Rosedale Hospice, the past six months. A memorial service is being held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North) today, October 20 at 2 p.m. If friends so desire, donations can be made directly to Hospice Calgary, 920 7A Street NW, Calgary, AB T2M 3J4 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or the Parkdale Nifty Fifties Seniors Association, 3512 5 Avenue NW, Calgary, AB T2N 0V7. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com . In living memory of Lorna Swanberg, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park.
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