Mackintosh, Johanna (nee Weerstra)

Johanna Mackintosh (nee Weerstra), age 101, of Granum, Alberta, passed away peacefully on September 30, 2021 at the Willow Creek Extended Care Claresholm.
Johanna loved life and was always part of its activities. Johanna was born in the Granum area to Tjitske and Renze Weerstra on December 22, 1919. She married Jack Mackintosh on
July 2, 1946 and together they raised five children on their farm outside of Granum. Johanna was active in the Jumbo Valley Presbyterian Church, Eastern Star and home and school. She curled and cheered at the baseball and basketball games of Jack and the kids. In retirement she had time to knit, crochet, tat, and attend activities such as cards and carpet bowling at the Granum Drop-In Centre, where she was a member until her 90s. Johanna enjoyed gardening and camping with her family, and she was known for her great baking. She was a loving and caring mother and grandmother and she will be missed by all.
Johanna is survived by her children Katheline (Art) Caswell of Campbell River, B.C., Allan (Lois) Mackintosh of Granum, Patricia (Clarence) Lomheim of Calgary, and Lorna (Jack) Duffy of Strathmore; and daughter-in-law Pat Mackintosh of Lethbridge. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Jacquie Henderson of Calgary, Rod Sobchishin and Janet Soles of Calgary (Jack, Ella), Lisa Mackintosh (Troy Wason) of Medicine Hat, Rob Mackintosh of Lethbridge, Debra Lee and Jason Hemmaway of Claresholm (Dyce, Ali and Logan), Sherri Lynn and Mark Leger of Carseland (Kyler and Kayden), Mike and Jennifer Mackintosh of Granum (Braeden and Kinnon), David and Amber Lomheim of Calgary (Aurora and Malloy), Deanne and Aaron Barrett of Calgary (Josh and Inara), Kylie and R.J. Joly of Strathmore (Adé and Silas), Joelle and Paul Sonsteby of Strathmore (Fynn and Coen), Devon Kirby and Toby Wheeler of Strathmore (Rylee), Jordyn and Kevin Erickson of Red Deer (Ada and Soren); as well as nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She is precedeceased by her husband Jack Mackintosh, her son Douglas Mackintosh, all of her siblings; brothers Roy Weerstra, Joe Weerstra and Andrew Weerstra, and sister Jenny Declerq (nee Weerstra) and her parents Tjitske Weerstra (nee Meijer) and Renze Weerstra; as well as many beloved family members and friends over the years.
Funeral Service will be held at Zentner Funeral Home,
4079 1 St.W. Claresholm on Friday, October 8 at 1:00 pm with Pastor Donna Alm officiating. Burial will follow at Granum Cemetery. AHS COVID Health Restrictions will be followed.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Porcupine Hills Lodge, Box 790, Claresholm AB T0L 0T0; Willow Creek Continuing Care Centre, Box 700, Claresholm, AB T0L 0T0.

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