Edna Joyce Wark was born May 14, 1948, in Killarney, Manitoba. She was the eighth child of a family of 10 siblings.
Edna took her schooling in Killarney.
After school, she went west to Canmore with her sister Diane and her husband Larry
Thomas who worked at Spray Lakes Saw Mill.
This is where she met her mate for life Maynard Wideman. Edna and Maynard were married a year later in Killarney, Manitoba on August 19, 1967.
In 1974, Edna and Maynard bought the Schwartz Farm and moved to Castor. Together they raised four children: Chris, Shawn, Kelly and Cody. Edna was predeceased by her mom and dad Lena and Edwin Wark of Killarney, Mb., brothers Wesley, Buddy, Richard and Lyle Wark and sister Diane Thomas.
Left to remember her with love, her husband of 51 and a half years Maynard; daughter, Chris and Gary (Samantha and Tyler) Dallas, of Red Deer, son, Shawn and Sherry (Levi and Hailey) Wideman, Blackfalds, daughter – Kelly & Jason (Sierra & Brynn) Freadrich, Killam, son – Cody Wideman, of Blackfalds.
Also brothers, Graham Wark, Carmen, Mb., Dennis (Jan) Wark, Killarney, Mb.; sisters, Audrey Jorgenson, Strathmore, Ab., Gail Storey (Al), Hines Creek, Ab.; sisters-in-law, Marion Grant, Bellevue, Ab. and Lorrie (Stan) Brooks, Fort Saint John, BC; brothers-in-law, Lavern (Nadene) Wideman, Castor, Ab., Chester (Trudy) Wideman, Sparwood, BC and many nieces and nephews.
Edna passed away March 5, 2019, at Our Lady of the Rosary Hospital Extended Care, Castor, Ab. at the age of 70 years.
Funeral services were held at Knox United Church on Tues. March 12, 2019, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Barbara Zimmerman officiating. Cathy Schaffner, Knox United Church Choir and Rosa Weber presented their beautiful gifts of music.
Edna’s family gave loving tributes.
Family and friends gathered for a time of fellowship and a luncheon in the Upper Hall by the Knox UCW.
Condolences may be viewed or sent to the family at parkviewfuneralchapels.com. Donations in Edna’s name can be made to Our Lady of The Rosary – Extended Care or a charity of your choice.
Parkview Funeral Chapels & Crematorium entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements. 403-882-3141