Edith Elizabeth Brooks (1917 - 2017)

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BROOKS, Edith Elizabeth
September 8, 1917 - December 25, 2017
Edith passed away peacefully at the Bethany Care Cochrane on
December 25, 2017 at the age of 100 years. She will be lovingly
remembered by her children Frank (Mary Lou) of Cochrane, Ken (Sharon)
of Blackie, son-in-law Leonard Gibson of Regina, 10 grandchildren,
21 great grandchildren, and 16 great great grandchildren, as well as
numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband
Roy, daughter Fay Gibson, three brothers and a sister. Edith was the
youngest daughter of George and Mary Jane Calloway of Brushy Ridge
District and in 1939 married Roy Brooks moving to Brooks Sawmill in the
Beaupre area. Edith enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening,
cooking, playing cards and recently playing bingo.
A Memorial Service will be held at Bethany Care Chapel (302 Quigley
Drive, Cochrane, AB) on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 2:00 pm. In lieu
of flowers, donations may be made to Bethany Cochrane Foundation –
1000, 32 Quigley Dr. Cochrane T4C 1X9.
Condolences may be left at
Arrangements in care of Cochrane Country Funeral Home
(#6, 402 Railway St. W. Cochrane, AB T4C 2B6)
PH: 403-932-1039.
Funeral Home
Cochrane Country Funeral Home
#6, 402 Railway Street West
Cochrane, AB T4C 2B6
(403) 932-1039
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Published in The Cochrane Eagle on Jan. 4, 2018