1925 ~ 2017
Ada Ruth Emard, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 12, 2017 at the Lethbridge Regional Hospital, at the age of 91 years.
Ada was predeceased by her husband of over 50 years, Clarence, in 2005; her brothers Raymond and Elmer Miller; and her sisters Linda Johnston and Irene Thielen. She is survived by her sister Marion Angyal.
She will be dearly missed by her daughters Terri (Brett) Bowen and their children Kelsie (Steven) Preete and their daughter Kiera and son Colter (Camille) and their daughter Charlotte; Barb (Jeff) Haskett and their daughter Danielle and son Kyle; and her youngest daughter Claire (Stan) Jack and their daughter Jacinda Larson (fiancé Leanne Finch); and son Garrett Larson; and her numerous nieces, nephews and their families.
Besides being a stay-at-home mother, Ada was an enthusiastic primary teacher in Alberta, a competent badminton player and later she was a sewer, golfer and camper, but most of all, she was “the best mom ever” according to her daughters.
Vigil Rites (Prayers) will be held at 7:00pm on Monday, May 15, 2017 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 St. St. S., Lethbridge, AB.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00am on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at ST. MARTHA’S CHURCH, 355 Columbia Blvd. W., Lethbridge, AB. Interment will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Martha’s Church. 355 Columbia Blvd. W, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K 5Y8.