WALLACE, Edna May
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Edna May Wallace passed away in Red Deer on Sunday, March 24, 2013. She is survived by her three children; one daughter Donna Morrison Windrum (Stewart) of Red Deer, and two sons, Jim and Bea Wallace of Parksville and Bruce and Marilyn Wallace of Olds. Edna was predeceased by her loving husband Donald in 1995. Edna was born in Calgary, Alberta on July 2, 1918. Edna and Donald were married in Medicine Hat in 1941 and resided on the family farm in the Bowell district until moving to High River in 1944. In 1947, they moved to the Delia district where they farmed until their retirement to Nanton in 1974. They moved to Olds in February of 1995. In 2011, she moved to Red Deer, and was living in Symphony Senior Living, Aspen Ridge. Edna found joy in life and her large community of friends and family. Survived by her eleven grandchildren: Brent (Janie), Scott (Lorraine), Dean (Lana), Cheryl (James), Marcia (Greg), Tana (Bruce), Christopher (Erin), Jeremy (Nicole), Jason (Genevieve), Catharine (Chris), and Robert. She is also survived by her sixteen great-grandchildren: Emily, Cole, Dylan, Zachary, Bailey, Kelsey, Mitchell, Camryn, Madelyn, Brynn, Ethan, Sydney, Britney, Matthew, Phinley, and Emersyn. Edna is survived by her sister Frances Ferguson of Calgary. Her numerous nieces and nephews were also dearly loved. She was predeceased by her parents, Roy and Winifred Snider, and two sisters, Katherine Habberfield of Strathmore and Dorothy Robertson of Calgary. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Sunnybrook United Church at 12 Stanton Street, Red Deer. Rev. Linda Ervin will be officiating. Cremation has taken place, and a private family Interment Service will be held in Nanton, Alberta at a future date. If desired, memorial tributes may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.parklandfuneralhome.com. Arrangements in care of Gordon R. Mathers, Funeral Director at PARKLAND FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORIUM, 6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer. Telephone: 1-403-340-4040.
Published in The Calgary Herald on Mar. 26, 2013