THON Evangeline Mary (Joyce) 1926 - 2006 Joyce Thon, born in Gull Lake, Saskatchewan and resident of Bowness for over fifty years; beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, June 2, 2006. She joins her loving husband of thirty-one years, Ed, who predeceased her in 1977. Joyce leaves to cherish her memory, children, Marleen (Gary) Flegg, Karen (Bill) Sandor, Judy (Lutz) Perschon, Ron (Bobbi), Ken (Annette), Sheila, Carl (Loreen), Susan (Kent) Lockett, Pam (Al) Heck; her twenty-three grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren. Mom was a member of Bowness Baptist Church for over fifty years and actively involved for the majority of those years. Joyce was also a volunteer at R.B. Bennett School for many years. Her open door policy allowed her to be "Mom" to more than just her own kids. Her selfless, giving nature endeared her to the many lives she touched. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at Visitation at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., Calgary (across from Queen's Park Cemetery) on Sunday, June 4, 2006 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at Foster's Garden Chapel, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., Calgary (across from Queen's Park Cemetery) on Monday, June 5, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made directly to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 6007 - 1A Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 0G5. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.mem.com . FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORIUM. Phone: 297-0888.