Riley, Joan Isabel (Turnbull)

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It is with great sadness to the family of Joan Isabel Riley (Turnbull), that she passed away on April 3, 2019 in Coronation, Ab., at the age of 86.

Joan was born Dec. 21, 1932 and grew up in Lethbridge, Ab. and after high school, she moved to Penticton, BC. where she met Robert Riley of Coronation, Ab.

They were married March 28, 1959 and lived on the Riley family farm near Coronation. Joan worked on the farm alongside Bob for most of her life. They enjoyed the outdoors spending lots of time camping and fishing.

After Bob’s passing, Joan moved into Coronation and spent many years enjoying walking, floor curling and game nights with her friends.

Joan is survived by her daughter-in-law Leanne Rempel (Bullick) of Pilot Butte, Sk., grandchildren Derek of Regina, Sk. and Randi of Strathmore, Ab.; grandchildren, Kelli of Hanna, Ab., Jennifer of Stettler, Ab., Jefferey and Travis of Whitecourt, Ab., Zachary of Ottawa, Ont. and Anthony of Brighton, Ont.; children of Jim Riley.

She is pre-deceased by her husband Bob in 1991; her sons, Jim in 1992 and Terry in 2007; brothers Don in 1989 and Bruce in 1985.

A service was held in Coronation, Ab. at the Evangelical Church on Fri. April 12, 2019 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the Coronation Cemetery.

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