ANDERBERG, Violet May

    1837

    Anderberg – Violet May Anderberg of Calgary, beloved wife of the late Donald Anderberg, passed away in Calgary on Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at the age of 89 years. Violet was born in Chailey, Alberta on January 20th, 1925. She married Donald Anderberg on January 19th 1946. Violet will be remembered as Auntie Vi to nearly everyone who knew her, her door was always open and a bed ready for anyone who was weary, and open arms for anyone who needed comfort. She was enormously proud of her vegetable and flower gardens and yard. Many for her family and friends shared the bounty of her harvests over the years. Violet cherished her family and relatives and it was important to her to stay in touch. Her mantle was filled with a mountain of Christmas cards that were proudly displayed. She loved to laugh and was a loving and giving person. There was always a meal on the table, hot coffee in the pot, along with cookies, cakes and pies. Violet always had a recipe to share or if asked, a solution to a problem. Her interests included gardening, knitting, flower arranging, cooking, baking, cake decorating, dancing, sewing, puzzles, beading Christmas ornaments and visiting with family and friends. She was also a lifetime member of the Royal Purple. Violet was predeceased by her husband Donald Anderberg; three unborn babies; parents Elias and Marta Polson; brother Einar Polson; sisters Astrid Leib, Thelma Steffes, and Margaret Martin and nephews, Morgan Bray and John (Derrick) Crowther. She is survived by her children, daughter Merna (Alan) Anderberg-Jacklin of Calgary, and son Donald (Diane) Anderberg of Pincher Creek; sister Betty Crowther of Victoria, British Columbia; brother John Polson of Edmonton; grandchildren Anthony (Sylvie) Anderberg of Trenton, Ontario and Patrick Anderberg of Edmonton; great grandchildren Zachary, Nicholas, and Alexander Anderberg all of Trenton, and other family and friends. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 3rd at 2:00 PM from Smith Memorial Chapel. Rev. Kathleen Jones officiating. Interment to follow at Brooks Cemetery. In memory of Violet, if friends desire, memorial tributes may be made to a charity of choice. Funeral arrangements in care of SMITH FUNERAL HOME, BROOKS, ALBERTA. Condolences may be forwarded through www.sfh.ca Telephone 403-362-4636 or Toll Free (866) 362-4652.