1920 – 2014
Bertha Rands of Red Deer passed away peacefully at Symphony Senior Living Inglewood June 30, 2014 at the age of 93 years. Bertha was born in Galahad AB to Robert and Ethel Lees the 4th child of their 6 children. Bertha enjoyed a happy life on the farm at Galahad. On November 22, 1942 she married Alfred Rands of Alliance and together they built a successful mixed farming operation there. To their union were born 4 children, Linda, Harold (Carol), Judy (Trevor), and Kathleen (Fred). Bertha enjoyed gardening and was a strong supporter of her community. She served as a horticultural judge and was a leader for several years of the local 4H club. Bertha was a member of the Argyll WI for 65 years and served as a facilitator of the Flagstaff Adult Education Council. Her many memberships included the Order of the Eastern Star and the UCW. Bertha leaves to mourn her passing her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is predeceased by her husband Alfred, her parents, her siblings and son in law Ian. The family wishes to express a special thank you to the staff of the 2nd floor of Symphony Senior Living Inglewood for their excellent care and infinite kindness to Mother. A private family service will be held at a later date. Cremation entrusted to the Rocky Mountain Crematorium. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made in Bertha’s name to the Forestburg Chapter of the Eastern Star or The Alzheimer’s Society.
SYLVAN LAKE AND ROCKY FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORIUM
your Golden Rule Funeral Homes, entrusted with the arrangements. 403-887-2151