Goldie (nee Tetz) LEE

LEE, Goldie (nee Tetz)

Nov. 13, 1921 – Nov. 02, 2016

Mom passed away peacefully, surrounded by loving family at the Red Deer Regional Hospital on November 02, 2016 at the age of 94 years. Goldie was the first daughter born to Daniel and Ernestina Tetz at Beiseker, Alberta on November 13, 1921. She received her education in the Beiseker area and then moved, with her family, to the Elnora area. She married Malcolm (John) Lee on October 17, 1939 and settled on the farm west of Lousana, where she resided for 72 years.

She is lovingly remembered by her three sons, Mervin (Vicky) of Calgary, Alvin (Angela) of Sherwood Park and Joseph (Elizabeth) of Lousana; and son-in-law, Eugene Buckland of Red Deer. She also leaves behind 10 grandchildren, Wayne (Joanne) Buckland, Ian (Nancy) Buckland, Leanne Buckland, Jackie (Lyall) Seminuik, Derek (Karyse) Lee, Erin Lee, Jonathan (Chantelle) Lee, Monica Lee, Erica Lee and Justin Weir; 14 great grandchildren; two great-great grandsons; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Goldie was predeceased by Jack, her loving husband of 49 years; her daughter, Mavis (Buckland); her parents; and her sister, Leah Johnson of Victoria. A Celebration of Goldie’s Life will be held at the Elnora Community Centre, Elnora, AB on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Goldie’s memory to S.T.A.R.S., 1441 Aviation Park NE, Box 570, Calgary, AB, T2E 8M7 or to the charity of one’s choice. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at www.myalternatives.ca.

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