Margaret BRAWNER

BRAWNER Margaret Elizabeth Jean (Beth) 1921 – 2007 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Beth on Saturday, June 2, 2007 at the Red Deer Hospice, after a short battle with cancer. She was born in Westlock, Alberta, the youngest child of William and Paulina McCullough. On December 13, 1946 she married Corvin Brawner. She is survived by her daughters, Shirley (Robert) Bignell of Red Deer, Alberta and Lynne (Jim) Welda of Armena, Alberta and son, Graham of Calgary. She will also be missed very much by her special friend, Harvey Burt of Red Deer, Alberta. She is also survived by six grand- children; Shawna, Matthew, Zachary, Megan, Albert and Sheldon; six great grandchildren; Aiden, Shelby, Tony, Roy, Janice and Bryce. Beth is also survived by her sisters-in-law, Ruby Williamson of Summerland, B.C., Phyllis Brawner of Ladysmith, B.C., Gladys Brawner of Calgary and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Corvin in 1972, her brothers, Allan in 1975 and Bill in 1986. Beth worked various jobs in Westlock and Barrhead. When the family moved to Edmonton in 1964, Beth started working at Sears in Meadowlark Mall, then was transferred to West Edmonton Mall. She worked there for 25 years and retired in 1986. She enjoyed traveling to places like Hawaii, Europe, Cuba, and New Zealand. Beth also enjoyed bowling and belonged to different bowling leagues. Beth moved to an apartment in Red Deer in 198, then into the Parkvale Lodge in 2000. Beth thoroughly enjoyed living in the lodge; she made many friends and was the Treasurer of the Parkvale Resident's Association for about three years and a Director for two years. Beth was also a loyal fan of the Edmonton Eskimos and Edmonton Oilers! In Honor of Beth's wishes, there will be no funeral service. Instead, there will be "A Celebration of Beth's Life" at Shirley and Robert's acreage on Saturday, June 9, 2007 from 1-3 p.m. If you would like to attend, please call 403-343-8727 for directions. Those wishing to make a donation in Beth's memory can do so to the Red Deer Hospice Society (99 Arnot Ave., Red Deer, AB. T4R 3S6 or Central Alberta Cancer Centre, 3942-50A Ave. Red Deer, Alberta) Cremation entrusted to Howard & McBride Westlawn Chapel in Edmonton, Alberta.

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