Elizabeth Paauw

Elizabeth Paauw passed away suddenly at the Brentwood Care Center on February 5, 2013 at the age of 89. Elizabeth was born in North Holland, but immigrated to Canada in 1952 and was a long-time resident of Radium Hot Springs, B.C., where she and husband, John, built and operated theArrow Motel. They retired in 1979 and moved to Calgary in 1995.

Elizabeth was predeceased by her husband John Paauw in 2002, son-in-law Bruno Marti, and by her parents and 4 siblings of Spierdijk, North Holland. She is survived by 5 children: Teresa (Denver) DeWitt of Beaverlodge, AB, George Paauw of Sugar Land, Texas, Veronica Paauw of Kimberley, B.C., Michael Paauw of Calgary, AB, and Juliana Paauw (Bruce Minty) of Gatineau, Quebec, and 6 grandchildren. She is also survived by one sister-in-law and numerous nieces and nephews in Holland.

A private family service will be held at a later date.


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