ACCOMMODATING EAST/SOUTH ASIAN RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS

Jill Margaret Wilson

Born in Edmonton, Alberta on May 21, 1960
Departed on April 1, 2017 and resided in Calgary, Alberta
Service: April 5, 2017 2:00 pm

With heavy hearts, we have to announce the passing of Jill Margaret Wilson, 56, of Calgary, AB.  She passed after a long battle with cancer at the Foothills Medical Centre surrounded by her family who loved her dearly.  Jill was a fighter, resilient and strong.  She fought the battle with grace and dignity beyond what any person can imagine or ask of another.  She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Ken; her son, Jason (Brandi); her daughter, Lisa (Kit); her grandchildren, Benjamin, Jenna, Kathrine, Jesse and Alex; her brother, Roy (Lisa); and all her nieces and nephews.  Jill was born on May 21, 1960 at the Royal Alexandria Hospital in Edmonton, AB.  She was the eldest child of her parents, Andy and Anne Kampen.  Her brother, Roy, was born a few years later.  They lived in St. Albert until 1980 when her husband, Ken’s job got transferred to Calgary.  They lived together in Calgary ever since.  Jill was extremely active in her community, in the AUPE Union, and in the Teddy for a Toonie campaigns hosted by ATB.  She was the person you could turn to when you needed an ear to listen.  She was active with her husband, Ken, in the hockey community, and attended many of her grandchildren’s sporting events.  She was well loved and respected by all and will be eternally missed by all who knew her.  A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Country Hills Crematorium, 11995 – 16 Street NE, Calgary, AB, at 2:00 pm.  In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation at http://www.cbcf.org/central/GetInvolved/Donate/Pages/default.aspx.  Thank you.

39 Obituaries

  • Eddie Tammens Posted April 3, 2017 7:26 pm

    I am proud that I have known you. For always in my hart.

    Leens, the Netherlands.
  • Janneke Tammens-Bolt Posted April 3, 2017 7:26 pm

    For always in my hear, love Jill and we gone a miss you

    Leens, Holland
  • Liesanne Tammens Posted April 3, 2017 7:56 pm

    forever in our hearts

    Nederland
  • Pennie Posted April 3, 2017 9:41 pm

    Jill, you will be missed dearly. We were lucky to have you as our neighbor – always looking out for us. Gone but never forgotten.

    Calgary
  • Karla Posted April 3, 2017 10:05 pm

    I will always remember Jill as the smiling face that help welcome me to ATB more than a decade ago. She was always there with a smile or a joke. My thoughts and prayers are with her loving family that will miss her dearly.

    Calgary
  • Wendy Benton Posted April 4, 2017 12:32 am

    My deepest condolences to Ken and family for the loss of Jill.
    Some friends and I have been reminiscing about our years together in Jr and High School. The fun we had was unforgettable!
    Until we meet again Jill …………… ❤️❤️❤️

    Stony Plain, AB
  • Michelle Dandeneault Posted April 4, 2017 1:00 am

    Dear Wilson family,
    My deepest and most sincere condolences go out to all of you. I had the pleasure of working with Jill at ATB. I have fond memories and hope that you can find some solace during this difficult time.

    Edmonton Alberta
  • Donna Albrecht (Fortin) Posted April 4, 2017 3:10 am

    Thoughts of years passed without really contact but my heart is heavy for your loss

    Beiseker, alberts
  • Darlene & Ed Coupal Posted April 4, 2017 12:34 pm

    Our condolences to all the family.

    Strasbourg sk
  • Rebekka MacGillivray Posted April 4, 2017 1:59 pm

    I’ve know Jill since 1998 at ATB 5th Ave Place, she always had such a fun, quick wit sense of humor. My prayers are with her family , hope you celebrate all the good times you’ve had together. Jill will be dearly missed.

    Calgary, AB
  • Patty Johnson Posted April 4, 2017 5:25 pm

    Aw, Jill. I’m so sad to see you go. Godspeed my friend. I’ll think of you fondly. My sincere condolences to your husband and family, and you too, Roy.

  • Barb Brown Posted April 4, 2017 6:40 pm

    Hi Ken and family; I am so sorry for your loss! Jill was an amazing heartfelt soul and I will remember her fondly. Take care.

    Calgary, AB
  • Leslie A. Hynman Posted April 4, 2017 7:37 pm

    To Ken, Jason, Lisa and Family
    We send our deepest condolences to all of you in your time of sorrow. Jill was a wonderful lady and she will be truly missed by everyone who had the privilege to know her but especially all her neighbours who are dear friends. Sending Love Leslie, Annette, Donovan (Kari) and Hudson Hynman.

    Calgary, Alberta
  • Jennifer Mitchell (Botelho) Posted April 4, 2017 8:13 pm

    My family and I are incredibly sorry for the passing of Jill. She was a wonderful woman, wife and mother with an even more beautiful heart. Our prayers and hearts are with all of you.

    Calgary
  • Rakesh Vashista Posted April 5, 2017 12:03 am

    Always remembered for all that you had contributed to ATB, especially Chinook branch. You will be truly missed.

    Calgary
  • Marie Griffith Posted April 5, 2017 12:52 am

    Jill will greatly missed. She was a Fine lady and loved her family dearly. Had the pleasure of working with her both at ATB and in the union which both have lost a treasured person. Condolences to Ken and family

    PO Box 2323 Sundre AB T0M 1X0
  • Cheryl Akins ( Botelho ) Posted April 5, 2017 1:19 am

    Ken, Jason, Lisa
    I am so sorry for your loss .
    Jill is in peace with no more pain.
    May peace be with you all.
    Rest in peace Jill.

    Calgary
  • wim en hennie , celine –ramon , corne karelse Posted April 5, 2017 6:46 am

    lots of loves , our thougts are with you

    kapelle (holland)
  • Brandon Anson Posted April 5, 2017 2:54 pm

    Jill, thank you for being such a great co-worker, mentor and friend. I’ll miss you very much. My most sincere condolences to your family.

    Calgary, Alberta
  • Sue McAleer Posted April 5, 2017 3:14 pm

    I knew Jill through ATB (I am a customer there) and we had many great conversations over the years. I am so sorry to hear of her passing. I know she fought a long, hard battle. She was always a pleasure to speak with and always had a smile on her face. She will be missed.

    Calgary, Alberta
  • Lieuwe en sientje bolt Posted April 5, 2017 3:54 pm

    For always in my heart,love Jill and we gone.a miss you

    Baflo (nederland)
  • Laura Mitchell Posted April 5, 2017 4:21 pm

    Jill was a wonderful leader and friend. She provided all of us with support and guidance and will be greatly missed. Myself and the members of the ATB AUPE council are deeply saddened by this news, and our condolences to her family.

    Calgary, AB
  • Dustin Odowichuk Posted April 5, 2017 4:58 pm

    You will be missed and you were such a great co-worker. My condolences to your family.

  • shannon pestun Posted April 5, 2017 5:52 pm

    Sending love to all your family and friends, Jill. Thankful to have met you and been touched by your kind, compassionate soul. You’ll be missed. Rest in peace.

  • Shar Duerholt Posted April 5, 2017 6:31 pm

    I am so sorry for the loss of Jill. She was a vibrant, fun loving woman that the people she worked with, along with the customers quickly grew to love. She was one of the strongest, bravest people I have ever had the pleasure to know. Not one day went by that she was more concerned about herself than of the others around her. My condolences to her family. Rest easy Jill, you will be deeply missed xox

    Calgary, AB
  • lieuwe en sientje bolt Posted April 5, 2017 6:57 pm

    for always in my hear,love jill and we gone a miss you

    baflo nederland
  • Janna en Lefert Ems Posted April 5, 2017 8:34 pm

    Jill, thank you for being my lovely canadian cousin. You are always in my mind. Love & miss you. <3 <3 <3

    Pesse, The Netherlands
  • julie taylor Posted April 5, 2017 9:29 pm

    deepest sympathy

    calgary
  • Lu Zhang Posted April 5, 2017 9:40 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss. My condolences to your family. Jill was a great mentor for me when I first started at Chinook branch, and she was the best person I’ve ever met. I’ll miss you a lot.

    Calgary
  • Rhonda Sinclair Posted April 5, 2017 10:28 pm

    I had the pleasure of meeting Jill at the ATB Chinook. We had many laugh filled conversations and she was such a great help when I needed guidance on banking matters for all the companies. She will certainly be missed. Condolences to the family .

    Calgary, AB
  • Rose Read Posted April 5, 2017 10:40 pm

    To all of Jills family and friends I am so very sorry for your loss. I didn’t know Jill well but saw her on many union occasions and she was always kind, loving, warm and welcoming to me. You are all in my prayers.

    Calgary
  • Shauna Munoz Posted April 6, 2017 12:24 am

    I was so very lucky to cross paths as a new customer to ATB a year ago. We would share many things including our families on breaks outside the branch. I will truly miss you Jill every time I walk into that branch. My heart is heavy. You were taken way to soon. Rest easy girl. Xoxo

    Calgary AB
  • Eddie Tammens Posted April 6, 2017 7:59 am

    Life is to short and sometimes unfair. We will miss you

    Leens, The Netherlands
  • Shaun Nicomedes Posted April 6, 2017 3:26 pm

    My sincere condolences to the Wilson Family. Jill, you were a great friend and source of encouragement and great example for me. You always showed what I meant to be courageous. We will miss you very much

    Calgary
  • Giselle Posted April 6, 2017 4:05 pm

    “Oh, Giseeelle…”– That was the phrase Jill would often let out whenever I would forget doing a task at the branch. She was always a gentle and kind mentor. We worked together for 9 months and I am glad I did. I often wondered how she was doing after leaving the branch. She will be missed. Praying for comfort and peace at this time..
    My sincerest condolences to Jill’s family.

    Calgary, AB
  • Valerie Mik Posted April 7, 2017 4:45 pm

    So sorry to hear of Jill’s passing. Condolences to the whole family. I’ve known Jill since she was a wee tyke on
    St. Michael Street in St. Albert.

    West Kelowna, BC
  • Mike McCall Posted April 8, 2017 9:20 pm

    The Wilson Family,
    Sorry for your loss. Your mom was a great person. Condolences to your family.

    Calgary, AB
  • Carlo Caputo Posted April 10, 2017 10:52 pm

    My condolences to the Wilson family. I’m deeply sadden to hear about Jill she was very nice lady to me and I will miss her dearly.

    Edmonton, Alberta
  • Tanya Miller Posted May 5, 2017 2:59 pm

    I am sorry to hear about Jill. We worked together with ATB for many years.

    Chestermere, AB

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