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Maria (Mary) Geertruida (Freriks) Bogdan

February 14, 1929 ~ February 25, 2024 (age 95) 95 Years Old

Maria (Mary) Bogdan Obituary

Mary Bogdan of Calgary passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 25, 2024.

Mary was born in Dieren, Netherlands.  She graduated from Nursing School in November 1956 of which she was very proud. 

She immigrated to Toronto, Canada in 1969 and married Jim Bogdan in Toronto, Canada in 1969. In 1979 Mary & Jim moved to Calgary, Alberta. Mary and Jimmy lived in St. Marteen, Antigua, and travelled all over Europe.

Mary was predeceased by her husband Jimmy Bogdan in 2008 and her brother Gerrit Freriks (Toos) 2024 and her parents Gerrit & Wilhelmina Freriks. 

She is also survived by her sister Wilhelmina (Rob) De Vries-Freriks (Netherlands) and her nieces, Sandra (Anton) and Patricia (Sean) from the Netherlands, Marloes (Mike) from England, and her nephew Eric (Ellen) from the Netherlands.  She is also survived by her nephew Attila Bogdan from Toronto who loved his Aunt Mary and made sure she had lovely flowers delivered to her on holidays and other special occasions.

Mary will be missed by her friends, Carole Long, Shane Long, Jim & Helen Gilchrist, Bill & Erna Maynik, Mary Nyenhuis, Joan & Michel Berry, Anne Coulthart, Beatrix Lovric, Zlatica & Zoltan Lovric & Victor & Sheila Bhola, Mark & Pat Pollard

The family wishes to thank all the wonderful staff at Silverado Seniors Village for their gracious, loving care and attention over the last 3 years.  

At Mary’s request, she will be cremated and there will be no service.

If friends so desire, in lieu of Flowers, donations can be made to Mary’s favorite charity which was near and dear to her - The Kidney Foundation of Canada 1-800-361-7494 or www.kidney.ca.

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Kidney Foundation
6007 1A Street SW, Calgary AB T2H 0G5
Tel: 1-403-255-6108
Web: https://kidney.ca/

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