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Hainstock's Funeral Home & Crematorium

9810- 34Th Ave, Edmonton, AB

OBITUARY

Lynn Marjorie Kanak

February 12, 1952October 29, 2019

Lynn was born in Calgary, Alberta and grew up on a farm in Cutknife, Saskatchewan. She moved to Edmonton where she met Mike and they were married October 5th, 1991 in Las Vegas. Lynn worked 31 years at the University of Alberta Hospital in the admitting department in Emergency where she formed a special bond with her co-workers.

Lynn is lovingly remembered by Mike, her husband of 28 years and her siblings; sisters Debbie and Diane; her brother Greg; and her nieces and nephews Jorin, Trevor, Tyler, Amber (Jordan); and two great nieces and a great nephew. Also cherishing her memory are Mike’s children Kevin (Heather), Sandra (John), Sherry (Tom) Carla (Greg) and grandchildren Brayden, Matthew and Ryan. Lynn was predeceased by her parents Ethel and Bob Sampson.

Lynn loved her family and friends and took great pleasure in the little things of life. She will be remembered for her kind, compassionate and caring spirit.There are no words to describe how much she will be missed by all those who knew her.

Services

  • Open House Reception Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Memories

Lynn Marjorie Kanak

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Jeanette and Jeff Colman

November 1, 2019

Dear Mike, Deb and family.
My heartfelt condolences to you all. Lynn will be sadly missed. Lynn and I spent many a night together in that Emergency department. It was a pleasure to work with her all those years. Miss Lynn was probably one of the most stubborn people I know, but it was one of the characteristics that you loved about her.
She hated when they changed things on her and was probably the only time you would ever hear a cuss come out of her, and even then "darn buggers" was the harshest thing she would ever say. She never talked poorly about anyone, that just wasn't her way, But every now and then you got a knowing nod from her if someone happened to be mentioned.
I always teased her about having plumbing problems because of all the luck she would have all the time at the casino. I would mention that she had horseshoes, well you know where....and all she would do is giggle and share her wealth with Mike who was the love of her life. She spoke fondly and often of you, you were her world.
She was kind and generous and the sweetest person I knew.
I will miss this kind soul. Love and hugs to you all.
Jeanette and Jeff Colman

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY