Helen (Lena) Wall
1921 ~ 2017
Mrs. Helen (Lena) Wall, beloved wife of the late Mr. Peter Wall passed away at the Edith Cavell Care Center on Friday February 17, 2017 at the age of 95 years.
Helen was born in Fürsten weder, Crimea on December 22, 1921and came to Canada at a very young age settling in the small village of Namaka, Alberta. Helen came from a large family, her being the youngest and her older brother Carl still resides in Charlottetown, PEI.
She was predeceased by her loving husband Peter and son Ken Wall, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She is survived by her daughter Sharon (Paul) Little and daughter-in-law Marlene and 4 grandchildren Becky (Doug) Little, Trevor Little Karin Wall and Paul.
After her marriage in 1940, Helen and Peter moved to the farming community of Readymade. She was a hard working farm wife, milking cows, driving trucks and delivered many delicious meals to the farm hands. Helen was an avid gardener and raised many beautiful fruits and vegetables as well as was a tremendous cook, baker, seamstress and did a lot of crafts. Her home was always a welcome place.
Helen was a member of the Coaldale Seniors and loved bingo and a good game of cards. After retirement, she and her husband first moved into a beautiful home in Coaldale and later into a condo. Helen and Peter spent many happy years travelling to Arizona in their motor home.
A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00pm on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the COALDALE MENNONITE BRETHREN CHURCH, 2114 18th St, Coaldale, AB with Pastor Gary Burke, officiating. A private family graveside will be held prior to the service in the Coaldale Cemetery, Mennonite section.