Linda Josephine Kaye

May 22, 2023
In loving memory ~
On Monday, May 22, 2023 Linda Josephine Kaye passed away at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre, with her family at her side, at the age of 73years. Linda was born in Red Deer, Alberta and attended school there. As a young adult, she lived briefly in Calgary. She married Bingson Tony Yee in 1970, and their son, Tony was born in 1973. After Linda and Bingson divorced, she and Tony moved to Edmonton and then to Victoria, British Columbia, where she worked in the Insurance Industry. In the early 1990’s, she and Tony moved back to Red Deer to be closer to her mom. Linda continued her career in Insurance and purchased the house across the street from her childhood home, where her mom still lived. In 2005, she was overjoyed by her son’s wedding, and then again when she became a grandma in 2009. In 2018, Linda enjoyed a trip to Norway, her mother’s ancestral home, with Dennis, Kathie, Justin, Chris, and Cherryl-Anne. Linda loved her family and always looked forward to family reunions. After retirement, Linda was happiest at home and in her garden, and spending time with her grandchildren, her son, and family and friends. Linda will be lovingly remembered by her son, Tony Karlson Kaye and her daughter-in-law, Julie Lyn Kaye, and their six children, Liam Antony, Rhema, Myla, Liam, Noah, and Journee, who live in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Linda was so proud of her grandchildren and loved them all dearly. She will also be sadly missed by her sister, Kathie (Jim) Ayotte of Kamloops, British Columbia her brothers, Dennis Kaye of Sylvan Lake, Alberta and Bob Kaye (Carol) of Calgary, Alberta, her nephews, Christepher Kaye of Edmonton, Alberta, Justin Ayotte of Ottawa, Ontario and Corey Kaye of Calgary, Alberta, her nieces, Shannon Swekla of Saskatoon, Cherryl-Anne Ayotte of Kamloops, and Katrina Thompson of Calgary. She is also survived by many cousins in Alberta and British Columbia, as well as several close friends. A Celebration of Linda’s Life will be held at Parkland Funeral Home, 6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer, Alberta on Thursday, June 1, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. To honor Linda’s love of her garden, please bring a flower from your garden or a wildflower to add to the collective arrangement. Cremation entrusted to Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, Red Deer, Alberta. If desired, Memorial Donations in Linda’s honor may be made directly to Operation Ukrainian Safe Haven at Thank you to the nurses and staff at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre and the Tom Baker Cancer Centre in Calgary for their care and compassion for Linda. Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed at Arrangements in care of Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040.

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