Rose Eileen Ward passed away peacefully at the Hanna Hospital July 22 at the age of 81. Eileen was born Mar. 11, 1935, in Castor to John and Rose Charles.
On Nov. 6, 1956, Eileen married the love of her life, Durward Ward and was blessed with four children.
She was an active member of the Hanna community and will be dearly missed by many.
Eileen is survived and loved by her sons; Audie Ward (Karen Cowie) and Aaron Ward (Priscilla Dimaculangan); grandchildren, Samantha (Kyle) Schneyder, Alex Ward (Emily), Nick Ward (Jessie), Jesse Ward, Mike Ward (Brittney) and four great-grandchildren, John, Jack, Pete and Charlie.
She was predeceased by her husband Durward Ward (1981) and daughters, Glenna Matheson (1980) and Gaylene Ward (1979).
A Service of Remembrance will be held on Fri., August 12 at 1 p.m., at the First United Church in Hanna, 808 Centre Street with Reverend Leila Currie officiating.
Eileen will be laid to rest with her daughters and husband at the Hanna Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation, Alberta, NWT & Nunavut, 100-119 14 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1Z6, Alberta Cancer Foundation, 1620 29 St NW, Suite 300 Calgary, AB T2N 4L7, or to a charity of one’s choice.
Heartland Funeral Services Ltd., Hanna, entrusted with arrangements, a division of Central Alberta Family Funeral Services, 403-854-2758, www.heartlandfuneralservices.com