January 22, 1928 - August 17, 2018
Dorothy Anna Borwick (nee Ryning) passed away peacefully at home in Calgary on August 17, 2018. Dorothy was born in Drumheller on January 22, 1928. She grew up on the Ryning family farm in the Ant Hill District, west of Rowley. Dorothy completed her high school in Drumheller. During her high school years (1942-1946) she lived in the “Dorm” where she made many lifelong friends. Dorothy received teacher training at the Calgary Branch of the University of Alberta and subsequently taught at Two Valley View and Rowley. In 1950 she and Don married. They lived in Dawson Creek, Edmonton and Calgary. After retirement, Dorothy and Don enjoyed many trailer trips in Canada and the U.S., and travelled to Europe, New Zealand and Australia. A wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Dorothy will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her husband Don, her daughters Diane (Bob Love), Marilyn (Ken Veres), Carol (Gerald Sonnenberg) and Janice (Monte Hindbo), her grandchildren Shannon (Tim), Christianna, Andrew, Morgan (Lindsay), Julie, Gina, Kirsten, Margrete, Michelle, Mark and Ben, and her great-grandchildren Nolan, Austin and Gemma. She will also be remembered by her sister Ruth Rieb, sisters-in-law Doreen Ryning and Betty Ryning, and her brother-in-law Ian Borwick (Kathy). Dorothy was predeceased by her son Garry, granddaughter Elise, and siblings Marian, Frances, Bill, George and John. A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday August 23, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Eden Brook Funeral Home, (17th Avenue S.W. and Lower Springbank Road), Calgary, Alberta, with Reverend Jope Langejans officiating. Donations may be made in memory of Dorothy to the charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be forwarded to the family by visiting www.edenbrookcemetery.ca. Arrangements entrusted to EDEN BROOK FUNERAL HOME AND RECEPTION CENTRE, 24223 Twp Rd 242, Calgary, AB, T3Z 3K2.