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Verda Doris Rose Johnston
Verda Doris Rose Johnston

March 13, 1933 - October 5, 2018
Born in Goose Lake, AB
Resided in Calgary


Verda Johnston, loving Wife, Mother, and Grandmother, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 5, 2018 at the age of 85 years.
Verda loved being a mother and being of service to her family, friends and church brought her great joy. Verda was creative and talented, and enjoyed a wide variety of activities from crafting and gardening to music and entertaining. Verda loved hosting tea parties for her grandchildren, and dinner gatherings for family and friends. She always had a cat in her home, enjoyed all types of card and board games and of course Elvis.

Verda is survived by her sons: Richard Fawcett of Edmonton, AB, John Fawcett of Toronto ON, and her Daughter, Christina (Wayne) Ferrel of Calgary, AB. She also leaves behind her Grandchildren: Kaitlyn and Liliwen Folkins and Megan (Taylor) Simpson, of Calgary, AB, and Zoe and Nathaniel Wood Fawcett of ON; as well, her Sister, Lana Rundle of California.

Verda was predeceased by her Daughter, Debra Fawcett and Granddaughter, Julianne Folkins; as well as her Parents, Rosalie and Gustav Kruschel, and siblings, Velma Leboudus and Norman Kruschel.

A Funeral Service will be held for Verda at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Cranston Chapel (200 Cranston Rd SE, Calgary) on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm.
Messages of condolence may be forwarded to the family at




The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Cranston Chapel
200 Cranston Road SE
Calgary, AB Canada
Saturday, November 24, 2018
1:00 PM

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