Hellen “Grace” Traverse

Hellen "Grace" Traverse

It is with a deep sense of loss, the family of Grace Traverse, announces that she went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at the age of 90.

Grace was born December 6, 1923 in Govan, Sask, to John & Zella Wright. Grace was a veteran of WWII serving in Saskatoon, Sask from 1942-1944. Grace was one of the original, working wife, mother and awesome homemaker. She was the Postmistress of Canal Flats from 1956-67.

Grace is survived by her daughter Marcia (John), son Dennis (Darlene), grandchildren Michael (Marny), Brenda (Chris), David (Holly), Debra (Doug), Daren (Krista), Morgan, great grandchildren Brianna, Charissa, Mitchell, Colby, Miranda, Melissa, Chase, Benjamin, Brody, Zoe, Kim (Jon), Bill (Ainsley), great great grandchildren Peyten, Kynley, Zakary, Jaxen, Canyn. Brother Bill, sisters Bea, Bernice, Doreen, sisters-in-law Gloria & Muriel, Kathy, neices & nephews. Friends Joan & Ray.

Predeceased by her loving husband of 50 yrs. Aubrey (Bud), her parents, brothers Mel, Gordon, Russ, sister Claire. Brothers-in-law Bob, Ken, Clair, sister-in-law Eunice.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 11am at the Park Church in Sherwood Park, AB, with Pastor Colin Greig officiating.

Cremation preceded the service. Interment will be at Westlawn Cemetary In Cranbrook, BC on October 27 at 11am. In leiu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice in Grace’s name.

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