Evelyn Ruth Blair of Red Deer passed away peacefully on January 2nd, 2014 after a celebration of her 100th birthday surrounded by family and friends. Evelyn was born on January 2nd, 1914 on a homestead near Alsask and moved to the Red Deer area in 1923 with her parents and four younger siblings. She married Charles Blair in 1941 and lived in Saskatchewan while Charles served with the R.C.A.F. In 1946 they started farming north of Penhold where Evelyn and Charles resided for over 50 years. Evelyn was kind, loving and hardworking, ever led by her strong faith in God. Evelyn is survived by her children; Lois (Keith Kyle), Bob (Yvonne), Merv (Donna), Warren (Gloria), Maridel (Brian Ritchie), Joanne Hallman, Jim (Jan) Hallman, 22 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, and her sister Adele Murray. She was predeceased by her husband Charles, siblings; Elgin, Helen, Winston, daughter-in-law Marilyn and Bruce Hallman. A Celebration of Life will be held from the Chapel of Crossroads Church, (northeast entrance) Red Deer, AB. on Thursday, January 9th, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. A time of fellowship and light refreshment to follow immediately. If friends desire memorial contributions may made to the First Church of the Nazarene Memorial Fund, Red Deer, AB.
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WILSON’S FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM
of Lacombe and Rimbey in charge of the arrangements. 403-782-3366 403-843-3388