Lillian May Belke (1928 - 2015)

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It is with great sadness that the family of Lillian Belke of Rich Valley, AB announces her passing on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the age of 86 years. Lillian will be lovingly remembered by her family; son Lance (Barb) Belke of Rich Valley, AB; daughter Lynda (Jim) Leng of Rich Valley, AB and son Grant (Joanne) Belke of Whitecourt, AB. Her beloved grandchildren; Josh Belke, Brittany Belke (Matthew Siemens), Sarah Leng, Dustin (Kristen) Belke and her precious great grandson, Henry Belke. Her sisters; Gladys Wallis of Kent, Washington, Daisy (Evert) Anderson of Onoway and her brother, Arnold (Gail) Carlson of Rich Valley as well as 1 brother-in-law Bill (Guli) Belke of Edmonton, many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Lillian was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, George in April 2014, her parents, Endor and Gertrude Carlson; brothers, Ernest Borle, Edward Borle and Arthur Carlson and sister, Violet Nordlund. Lillian always welcomed friends and family into her home with cakes, goodies, the kettle always on and ready for great conversation. Farming was her life from a very young age. Never afraid of hard work, from milking to haying to keeping her family fed. Lillian loved her life on the farm and was extremely devoted and protective of her family. Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 2 p.m. at the Rich Valley Community Hall in the hamlet of Rich Valley with Rev. David Pype officiating. Private Inurnment will be held at a later date. Donations in Lillian's memory are gratefully accepted directly to the Rich Valley Community Hall RR 1 Site 15 Box 2 Gunn, AB T0E 1A0 or charity of one's choice. Expressions of sympathy can be forwarded to the family by visiting www.rosegardenchapel.com. Rose Garden Chapel (780) 674-4644.
Published in The Barrhead Leader on May 5, 2015
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Rose Garden Chapel
5326-48 Street | Barrhead, AB T7N1A1 | (780) 674-4644
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