Catherine Ursula

Date of death:
Tuesday February 20, 2018

The Calgary Herald, AB

McCaig, Catherine Ursula (Kay, Cathy) October 6, 1919 - St. Joseph, Missouri February 20, 2018 - Calgary, Alberta Mrs. Catherine Ursula McCaig, beloved wife of the late Mr. Melvin Alexander McCaig of Calgary, passed away at the South Health Campus with loving family by her side, on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at the age of 98 years. Catherine was born in St. Joseph, Missouri to Joseph and Catherine Malsom. She lived in Missouri, Minnesota and North Dakota before Catherine, her mom and her youngest brother Ralph moved to Alberta in the Faith area. Catherine later moved to Lethbridge where she met and married her first husband, Urban Doughty. They moved to Waterton before moving to Longview where their two sons were raised. Urban passed away in 1957 and Catherine married her second husband Melvin (Mel) in 1959. With both sons having completed high school and Mel retiring, Catherine and Mel moved to Calgary in 1964, where Catherine resided in the same home until she passed. In Calgary, besides working for Woodward's for twenty years, Catherine's greatest joy was her family, who miss her greatly. She also treasured the people at St. Gerard's Catholic Church and CWL and enjoyed growing her roses and other flowers in the summer. She will always be remembered for her desire to help others and her kind loving way. Catherine will be lovingly remembered by her two sons and one daughter-in-law, Chuck and Olga and Don Doughty; her grandson, Ian (Holly Dyck) Doughty and great-grandson, Joshua; Peter and Sherry Butler and their children, Dustin and Lyndsay; one sister Madeline Lutgen of Milwaukee; and by numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; first husband Urban Doughty as well as her second husband, Melvin McCaig; brothers, Pete, Sylvester, Conrad and Ralph; sister, Betty; an infant brother; and all of her stepbrothers. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Gerard's Catholic Church (8944 Elbow Drive S. W., Calgary, AB) on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the Flanagan Hall. Graveside Service to follow at the Highwood Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 - 14th Street N. W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, In living memory of Catherine McCaig a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park. Funeral Home McInnis & Holloway Funeral Home - Calgary 5008 Elbow Drive Southwest Calgary, AB T2S 2L5 (403) 243-8200 Published in The Calgary Herald on Feb. 26, 2018

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