Dora Clara Kemmis KEMMIS

Dora Clara Kemmis KEMMIS


Mrs. Dora Clara Kemmis of Rimbey, Alberta passed away peacefully at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre, Rimbey on Sunday, August 9, 2009 at the age of 99 years ~ a short 24 days before celebrating her 100th birthday.

Dora will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her six grandchildren, Gloria Alward (Val Scherger) of Rimbey; Gord (Pat) McTavish of Rimbey; Deb (Randy) Hollingshead of Rimbey; Marj (Dick) Hancik of Rimbey; Randy (Lola) Jaffray also of Rimbey; and Sheila (Duncan) Clark of Stettler; as well as fifteen treasured great grandchildren, Jason (Amanda), Marc (Amie), Trevor, Kelly (Mike), Troy, Bryan (Connie), Michelle (Michael), Travis, Shalaine (Dustin), Kyla (Clayton), Nikki (K.C.), Cody, Shaun, Sydney, and MacGregor; and three cherished great, great grandchildren, Jase, Dalanie, and Kaitlin. She will also be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her sister, Lillian Tornack of Lacombe; three sisters-in-law, Leah Martin of Rocky Mountain House; Clara Martin of Eckville; and Gladys Martin of Vanderhoof, B.C.; her very dear friend, Ge Hofstra; in addition to numerous nieces, nephews, and many close friends. Dora was predeceased by her beloved husband, Art in 1982; her daughter, Hazel Jaffray in 2002; her son-in-law, Sandy Jaffray in 2005; seven brothers; and four sisters.

A Public Funeral Service in Celebration of Dora’s Life was held at the Rimbey Church of the Nazarene, Rimbey on Friday, August 14, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. with the Reverend Bill Nieuwenhuis officiating. A Public Interment Service preceded the Funeral Service in the West Haven Cemetery, Rimbey at 12:00 p.m. If friends desire, memorial tributes in Dora’s Memory may be made directly to the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre, Box 440, Rimbey, Alberta T0C 2J0; or to STARS Air Ambulance, Building #16, 29 Airport Road N.W., Edmonton, Alberta T5G 9Z9. Condolences to the Family may also be expressed by e-mail to:

Funeral and Burial Arrangements for the Late Mrs. Dora Kemmis

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Rimbey, Alberta

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