Elliott, Lorna

Elliott

Lorna Elliott passed away Jan. 22, 2020 at Coronation, Alta. at the age of 94 years.

She was born Sept. 15, 1925 in Hughenden, Alta. to parents Leonard and Tena Parke.

Lorna is survived by her loving sons, Donald, Les and Terry and their families: Donald (Diane) Elliott, son Dionne (Tricia) Elliott, grandchildren Sydney and Payton, son Darcy Elliott, daughter Gayle (Kelly) Thornton and grandchildren Carter, Kadyn, Kenadie; Les (Deb) Elliott, daughter Sherri (Dan) Leong and granddaughters Alexis and Katie, son Steven (Treena) Elliott and grandsons Ray and Austen; and Terry (Mona) Elliott, son Blaine Elliott, daughter Ashley (Dan) Mattis and grandson Bentley.

She is also survived by her sisters Bertha Sorensen and Jeanne (Stewart) Campbell, as well as other family and many dear friends.

Lorna is predeceased by her parents, her husband Delbert, and sisters Kathleen and Shirley.

Lorna attended Highland View School until Grade 3 and then transferred to Hughenden so she and Bertha could help Grandma Parke.

After high school, she worked as a hired girl for a few years.

Because there was a shortage of teachers, she was asked to supervise correspondence courses.

She was first assigned to Mount Lookout School near Silver Heights.

After one day of instructions, her teaching career began and lasted 10 months. She had seven pupils from Grade 1 to Grade 7.

Lorna met Delbert during the winter and they were married in November 1947.

They settled down farming at Silver Heights where they had a mixed farming operation and raised their three boys.

They lived on the former Redmayne place until 2006 then moved into Windsor Manor in Coronation.

Delbert passed away in June 2009 at the age of 91.

Lorna had resided in the Assisted Living for the past four years until her passing.

Funeral services will be held on Fri., Jan. 31, 2020 at 2 p.m. at the Brownfield Recreation Centre, with a luncheon to follow.

Burial will be at Brownfield Elliott Cemetery, where she is laid to rest with her husband, Delbert.

Memorial donations may be made to the AB Cancer, AB Lung or the Coronation Hospital Foundation. Condolences may be sent to the family at www. parkviewfuneralchapels.com.

Parkview Funeral Chapels & Crematorium entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements. 403-578-3777.

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