MURRAY, Evelyn


Evelyn Helena Margaret Murray, nee Cook, passed away at the age of 92 years on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at Calgary, Alberta, with family at her side.


Evelyn is survived by her children, grand children, great grand children and great great grandchildren:

Son – Stephen (Terri), Trevor (Jen) Calub and Sydney; Krista (Rob), Kalen

Daughter – Lynn, Boyd (deceased), Kayli (Jeremy) Rorie and Boyd;  Julene, Patrick, Jameson and Fraser;  Kirk (Cindy), Wyatt, Westin and Grady

Son – Kim (Kelly), Amanda (Jesse), Trinity and Kane; Chandler (Jay)

Daughter – Roberta (Dale), Cory (Stephanie), Kieron and Lily

Daughter – Kristine (Grant) Riley and Dominique.


Her siblings: Lloyd (Kathleen deceased), Gerald (deceased) (Muriel); Earl (Irene); Barry (Shelby); and Charmaine (William deceased).


Evelyn was born in Minnedosa, MB on March 03, 1925.  She was married on December 17, 1949 to Harry Stuart Murray (deceased) of Saskatoon, Sk, They raised their family at Marengo, SK.

Evelyn had the honour of serving her country during World War II in a clerical capacity, a position she used throughout her career working with Harry for the two municipalities of Antelope Park and Milton and for the two villages of Marengo and Loverna.

Internment is scheduled for October 14, 2017 at 12:00 pm at the Marengo Cemetery.  Evelyn ‘s Celebration of Life will be in the Marengo Hall at 1:00 pm, all friends and family are invited.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Condolences may be left at Arrangements in care of Lawrence (Larry) Slywka of Cochrane Country Funeral Home 403-932-1039.

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  1. On 30/09/2017 at 6:30 am Mignon Lawson Said:

    Please accept my sincere condolences for the loss of your mother and family member Evelyn. Words cannot express the pain and loss you may feel. The God of all comfort understand your pain and is near those brokenhearted and crushed. He will be of comfort to you at this difficult time. Psalms 34:18 and 2 Corinthians 1:3,4 May your hearts find peace and comfort from all those around you.

  2. On 11/10/2017 at 7:24 am Kevin Filan and Shannon Arnott Said:

    Sending our sincerest condolences, for the loss of your Matriarch.
    Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead, and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts

  3. On 30/10/2017 at 3:11 pm Priscilla squibb Said:

    To the lovely Murray Family, I am saddened to hear that my darling puzzle friend had passed. It was truly an honour to spend time with her sharing laughs, wisdom, and puzzles. I will forever look at our time together with great fondness. Thank you for sharing your darling mother with me.