December 18, 2019
Mrs. Rita May Grant of Red Deer, Alberta passed away at Bethany CollegeSide, Red Deer on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at the age of 83 years. Rita was born at Stettler, Alberta to parents, Charlie and Mary Grant. She was an accomplished horseman and attended many rodeos; where she participated in Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, Jumping and even the Ladies Cow Riding Events. Rita will be lovingly remembered by her four children, Robin Sweetapple of Newfoundland, Shane Bennefield, Terry Bennefield and Connie Bennefield, all of Red Deer; ten grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Leonard Alan Grant, her parents Charile and Mary, her eldest loving son, Alan Bennefield in 1982. Relatives and friends are invited to come and pay their respects one hour prior to the Funeral Service.
A Funeral Service will be held at Parkland Funeral Home, 6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer, Alberta on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at 11:00 am Interment will follow at the Vig Cemetery, Bentley, Alberta.
Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.parklandfuneralhome.com. Arrangements in care of Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040.
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