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1944 - 2023



It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Dianne IsRalson of St. Albert, Alberta on June 7, 2023. She passed away at the age of 78 at Youville Home after battling a recurring lung disease.


Dianne is survived by her husband of 57 years, Gary; daughters, Carmen (David) Esch of Calgary, Denise IsRalson of Lafayette, Louisiana; and her grandson Connor Esch. She will be missed by numerous family and friends.


She was predeceased by her parents, Steve and Stella (Chawrun) Huculak; and her sister Olga McGreevey.


Dianne was born in Lanigan Saskatchewan. She started her career in banking in the early 1960’s. Through her career she met many friends and her soul mate and husband, Gary.  After her retirement, she enjoyed volunteering her time with numerous organizations including the Children’s International Festival and the Catholic Church.


A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, June 16 at 11:00 am in St. Albert Catholic Parish, 7 St. Vital Ave. St. Albert, followed by cremation.


If friends so desire, a memorial donation may be made in Dianne’s memory to St. Albert Catholic Parish Building Fund, 7 St. Vital Ave. St. Albert.


The family wishes to send a special thank you to the staff on Unit 4 at The Youville Home for their care and compassion.


To send condolences, please visit




Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home

St. Albert Chapel

(780) 458.2222

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